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CDC: Doctors prescribing fewer antibiotics to kids
USA Today

Health officials say a push to get pediatricians to stop prescribing antibiotics for the wrong illnesses is paying off a bit. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Thursday found that since the early 1990s, there’s been a 10 percent drop in prescription rates for antibiotics for kids 14 and younger. The CDC found larger declines in how often doctors used antibiotics against colds and sore throats. There wasn’t much change in how often they are used against ear infections.

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