Extending the Cure

Health Care
4:20 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Kentucky Top State for Antibiotic Overuse

Credit www.nlm.nih.gov

Kentucky is the top state in the country for antibiotic over-use according to a new study from the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy. Antibiotic over-use can cause some infections to become resistant to treatment. Dr. Ramanan Laxminaryan is director of the CDDEP’s Extending the Cure project. 

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