Daily Archives: July 17, 2018

Doctors fear urgent care centers are wildly overusing antibiotics—for profit

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1345077 Enlarge / Here, have some antibiotics. reader comments 0 Popular urgent care centers may be the biggest—and most overlooked—culprits in the dangerous overuse of antibiotics in clinics, according to a new analysis in JAMA Internal Medicine. Based on insurance … Continue reading

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Alcohol’s health risks are far easier to prove than its benefits

https://www.popsci.com/alcohols-health-benefits-risks?dom=rss-default&src=syn Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world, including in the United States. About 70 percent of adults in the United States report past-year alcohol consumption, with over 37 million drinkers reporting binge drinking (defined for women … Continue reading

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