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Why Antibiotics Don’t Help the Flu

Why Antibiotics Don’t Help the Flu

| January 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Antibiotics won’t help because sinus issues, coughs, colds, flu and upper respiratory congestion are usually not caused by bacteria. These conditions are caused mostly by fungi and/or viruses. Antibiotics are counterproductive at best. At worst, they increase your risk for antibiotic resistant bacteria, asthma and a host of other problems, including breast cancer (easy to […]

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Why Antibiotics Don’t Work for Chronic Ear Infections

Why Antibiotics Don’t Work for Chronic Ear Infections

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Why don’t antibiotics work for these kids with chronic ear infections? “Unfortunately, all available medical treatments for otitis media with effusion such as antibiotics, antihistamines, decongestants and intranasal steroids are ineffective and have unwanted effects, and therefore cannot be recommended,” said co-author Dr. Ian Williamson from Primary Care and Population Sciences at the University of […]

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Informed Consent

Informed Consent

| May 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

In ethical medicine, there is what is called “informed consent”. The used car salesman or realtor is obligated to tell you any faults that may negatively affect your buying decisions. We have a country of functional illiteracy because not reading gives you the same intelligence level of someone who can’t read. As a parent, to […]

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