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Doctors urge caution in prescribing antibiotics for children

Doctors urge caution in prescribing antibiotics for children

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With flu season just ahead, the American Academy of Pediatrics this week is urging doctors to be extra diligent about prescribing antibiotics. Studies show as many as 10 million unnecessary prescriptions are still being written each year and the consequences are already being felt. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson of Seattle Children’s explains.