Study reveals overuse of antibiotics

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  • Owl Salt Lake City, UT
    April 11, 2013 5:53 p.m.

    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."

  • David Centerville, UT
    April 10, 2013 10:37 p.m.

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