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Obesity antibiotics: Should your weight determine the drug you get?
San Francisco Chronicle - Doc Gurley

Doctors have called for a new approach to antibiotic dosing – one that is based on your weight. The rationale is that obesity, traditionally, has been regarded – pharmacologically speaking - as a rare phenomenon. The authors in the Lancet argue (in a classic science journal well, duh moment) that obesity is no longer rare.

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