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No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Nearly half of antibiotic prescriptions for Medicaid patients appear to be inappropriate, new research suggests. That kind of overprescribing raises risks for everyone, experts say, as bacteria gain more chances to mutate around the life-saving drugs. …

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