Health Notes examines up-to-the-minute health issues, the science behind these issues, and how these issues may affect our daily lives.
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Antibiotics: Too Much of a Good Thing? NEW!!
Antibiotic manufacturing has increased 25 times -- from 2 million pounds to over 50 million pounds each year. While these drugs are still the best defense against bacterial infections, more and more they are also being used against illnesses that can't be helped by these medications.