THINKING ABOUT HEALTH: Taking unnecessary antibiotics can be harmful
How many times have you walked away from the doctor's office with a prescription for an antibiotic to treat a cold? Probably many. Over the decades, we've been conditioned to believe that antibiotics are sort of an insurance policy against some malady that might be worse than a cold or that they will make the nasty symptoms magically disappear.
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