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Published: Wednesday, April 10 2013 10:05 p.m. MDT

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Centerville, UT

Sounds like we are creating the "perfect storm" for an infectious epidemic involving antibiotic resistant bugs.

Salt Lake City, UT

It is often the patients who demand antibiotics, after taking the time to explain the difference between a virus and a bacteria they say, "That's all fine, but how can I get better without a pill?" Doctors often receive bad ratings for practicing good medicine by refusing antibiotics: "I don't know why I wasted the time and money to see a doctor, they didn't do anything."

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