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1 in 4 Gets Unneeded Antibiotics at Children’s Hospitals

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FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — One-quarter of kids who receive antibiotics in U.S. children’s hospitals are given the drugs inappropriately, which increases the risk of antibiotic resistance, researchers say. “Antibiotic resistance is a growing danger to everyone; however, there is limited data on children,” said study co-author Dr. …

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