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Antibiotics In Animal Feed Pose Risk To Children’s Health, Doctors Warn

Overuse of antibiotics in animal feed drastically interferes with doctors trying to treat life-threatening infections in young children, doctors warn. A report published in the November issue of American Academy of Pediatrics advises that giving antibiotics to healthy livestock, in an attempt to promote growth and prevent disease among livestock, is making antibiotic drugs ineffective when the drugs are needed ...

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Study Finds Antibiotics Linked To Weight Gain In Children

While the overuse of antibiotics has been a frequently studied and debated, not to mention controversial, issue due to the incidence and prevalence of superbugs such as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE), a new concern has been replicated in several studies that shows a correlation between antibiotic use in children and weight gain. United States children are ...

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