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Get Smart about Antibiotics

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has declared this week, October 5 – 11, 2009, Get Smart about Antibiotics Week.  Their efforts originate from the need to educate the population about antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use. Antibiotics have been around since even before the hailed Penicillin was discovered.  Ancient Chinese, Egyptians, Greek and medi-evil Arabs all used plants and molds with antibiotic-like properties to fight infection.  Today no one has to go out to […]

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