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Ask Dr. Sandy: Should I Take Probiotics?

We usually think of bacteria as being bad. The truth is, many bacteria are good, but antibiotics kill them all, which can lead to overgrowth of genuinely bad bacteria. A new study finds taking...

August 28, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Antibiotic Warning

On March 12, 2013, the FDA issued a safety warning linking azithromycin use to fatal heart rhythms. It refers to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that found increases in...

July 17, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Legal Drug Abuse

Is it okay to take antibiotics, even if you don't have a bacterial infection? The frightening fact is antibiotic misuse is dangerous to your health. Taking antibiotics needlessly increases chances of...

June 5, 2013