The use, and overuse, of antibiotics is of serious concern in the United States. It is believed that over 80% of prescribed antibiotics are unnecessary, which could lead to antibiotic resistance, possibly leading to a return of the time when simple infections were fatal. To avoid this outcome, it is essential that patients and physicians work together. How can you learn the best ways to avoid antibiotic resistance? These collections of articles from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are available to educate the public.
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