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Antibiotics May Raise Bowel Disease Risk in Kids

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We need to be judicious in our use of antibiotics, says researcher Matthew P. Kronman, MD, of Seattle Children's Hospital's division of infectious diseases. Antibiotics should be used when needed. But too many children are still getting them for conditions like the common cold, where they do no good.

child taking medicine. Sept. 24, 2012 — Overuse of antibiotics may help explain why more children are being diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In a new study, getting antibiotics, especially very early in childhood, was linked to

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Antibiotics May Raise Bowel Disease Risk in Kids

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