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More than 23% of antibiotic fills deemed unnecessary

More than 23% of all antibiotic prescriptions filled in 2016 were medically unnecessary, and another 36% were questionable, according to an analysis of prescribing data for 19.2 million children and nonelderly adults.

When you have a cold, I want you to know why I’m not giving you an antibiotic

I want you to know about colds, and integrity.

Every day I see a hand full of colds. Viral upper respiratory infections. Bronchitis. Coughing, sneezing, congestion, fever.