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Antibiotics: Not a magic bullet

Antibiotics: Not a magic bullet

Your head throbs, your nose is stuffy, your throat is sore, and you''re exhausted. You''re probably coming down with a cold or the flu. But if you think that antibiotics will help you feel better, think again. Antibiotics won''t do a thing for viral illnesses such as colds, flu and most sore throats. And overusing or misusing antibiotics can do more harm than good by leading to antibiotic resistance.

2015-01-10

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