Antibiotics for Strep Throat

David Newman, an emergency physician and author of the very readable book Hippocrates’ Shadow, has written a very important article on why antibiotics should rarely if at all be used to treat strep throat in children.

I consider this very important information for parents.   In the near future, I will summarize his more complete case as presented in his book.  For now I will provide you with an excerpt and a link to his article.



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