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Over-the-counter lozenges for a sore throat may be fueling the rise of superbugs

Over-the-counter (OTC) lozenges for a sore throat may be fueling the rise of superbugs, research suggests.  A study found antibiotics added to non-prescriptions remedies often fail to wipe out the bacteria causing a patient's symptoms.  Researchers worry this will strengthen bacteria and enable the species to evolve antibiotic resistance.  Read more....

 

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