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April 6, 2022
An expert weighs in on why it feels like everyone is sick right now.
March 20, 2019
Parents cannot resist asking me if their child would benefit from an antibiotic when they are sick. So let me prescribe some advice about why we do and do not like to use antibiotics. Just over 40% of outpatient prescriptions are for antibiotics and yet half of these turn out to be unnecessary. Why? Antibiotics
February 20, 2019
We celebrate George Washington’s birthday this month, during a long cold and flu season. Much like President Washington, I cannot tell any lies – about these winter illnesses. Instead, I want to speak the truth about some rumors regarding the common cold. For example, parents ask me if you can catch a cold by being