Pediatricians urge caution in prescribing antiobiotics

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by KING 5 HealthLink

KING5.com

Posted on November 18, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 20 at 1:07 PM

With flu season just ahead, the American Academy of Pediatrics this week is urging doctors to be extra diligent when prescribing antibiotics. Studies show as many as 10 million unnecessary prescriptions are still being written each year and the consequences are already being felt. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson explains.

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