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Prescription antibiotics

MinuteClinic partners with the CDC to combat antibiotic resistance

MinuteClinic partners with the CDC to combat antibiotic resistance

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— Prescription antibiotics are a critical treatment for many illnesses. But there are cases when antibiotics aren’t needed or effective. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 20 to 50% of all antibiotics prescribed in U.S. acute care hospitals are either unnecessary or inappropriate.i Besides exposing patients to adverse effects, a