Antibiotics are Overprescribed Nearly 50% of the Time

Antibiotics are Overprescribed Nearly 50% of the Time

When your doctor prescribes an antibiotic, there’s a 43% chance it may not be needed, a new study finds. “While there has been a lot of research looking at inappropriate prescribing, our findings suggest that we still may be underestimating the proportion of prescriptions that are inappropriate,” said lead study author Michael Ray, a researcher […]