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Controlling use of antibiotics could prevent resistance, CDC says

Curbing inappropriate use of antibiotics in hospitals could greatly reduce...result of overuse or misuse of antibiotics is a particularly nasty bacterial...If the use of broad spectrum antibiotics were reduced by 30 percent, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-04/controlling-use-antibiotics-
Misuse of antibiotics creating 'superbugs'

...went to her doctor and came home with antibiotics. By New Year's Day, she couldn't...figure out what to do with me because the antibiotics just didn't work," recalls Nilsen...studies warn that rampant overuse of antibiotics may be breeding a generation of hard-to-treat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/23/tec_308360.shtml
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Overuse of antibiotics creates 'superbugs'

In the beginning, antibiotics were wonder drugs, cures for any...have lost a lot of their spark. Antibiotics are for combatting bacteria...Patients, though, often demand antibiotics, in the process creating the emergence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/08/tec_331898.shtml
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Americans become resistant to antibiotics from foreign travel

...bringing back resistance to certain antibiotics used to treat stomach upset and other...link Americans' growing resistance to antibiotics primarily to foreign travel. Until...because doctors were overprescribing antibiotics. Resistance to the class of antibiotics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/20/tec_261843.shtml
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Antibiotics debate hinges on food safety, farm practices

...reassessing farm practices that rely on antibiotics added to animal feed as growth promoters...to limit the use of some classes of antibiotics, including some it had only recently...research service says low-level use of antibiotics in feed is vital to America's modern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/25/tec_314984.shtml
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Goverment to parents: Stop asking for antibiotics!

...for reducing the unnecessary use of antibiotics: Persuade parents to stop pestering...hammered on doctors to quit dispensing antibiotics in situations where they are practically...headline: "Snort. Sniffle. Sneeze. No antibiotics please." "Doctors, like everybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/18/liv_388668.shtml
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Overusing antibiotics poses grave health risk

...Michael Ryan's recent column about antibiotics ("Medical attitudes are enough to...stop the rampant inappropriate use of antibiotics for viral infections such as colds...faces regarding bacterial resistance to antibiotics. Medical journals are replete with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/14/op_81282.shtml
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Study ties antibiotics, breast cancer risk

CHICAGO -- A study linking antibiotics with breast cancer doesn't prove...women, those who used the most antibiotics - who had more than 25 prescriptions...have been the diseases women used antibiotics to treat - rather than the drugs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/18/liv_404994.shtml
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Health officials to urge no antibiotics for most ear infections

...children with ear infections be warned. Antibiotics may no longer be what the doctor orders...most ear infections in children with antibiotics, federal health officials said Tuesday...infected toddlers. About half of all antibiotics prescribed to preschool children are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/03/liv_407579.shtml
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Parent pressure cited in overuse of antibiotics

...major reason pediatricians prescribe antibiotics to children who probably don't need...strategies to reduce the use of unnecessary antibiotics. In the past decade the widespread...eliminating the practice of prescribing antibiotics for illnesses that are likely to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/18/ent_253713.shtml
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