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Be Antibiotics Aware: Smart Use Means Best Care

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  • Written By: Melanie Zaffuto

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises patients and their families to use antibiotics only when necessary to further reduce antibiotic resistance, the spread of superbugs and protect patients from side effects from antibiotics. In observance of U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week Nov. 12-16 and throughout the year, North Oaks Health System joins with the CDC in promoting "Be Antibiotics Aware," an educational effort to raise awareness about the importance of safe antibiotic use. North Oaks Clinical Pharmacist Jennifer Bowles explains why smart use of antibiotics means best care in this TANGI 96.5 FM "Health Notes" segment with Host Johnny Chauvin. Listen now: