Integrative Health Blog

What Doctors Can't Control

Posted by on Mon, Jan 25, 2016

As a physician, I’m gravely concerned about antibiotic resistance and the role that agriculture plays in this growing problem. The word is out in the medical community: Physicians increasingly recognize infections that can’t be treated with antibiotics and reserve them for when a body can’t clear an illness on its own. What is out of our control, however, is the inappropriate use of human antibiotics in livestock.

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