Tag Archives: Antibiotics

Should You Take Probiotics if You Must Take Antibiotics?

Your intestinal bacteria are part of your immune system, and researchers are discovering that microbes of all kinds play instrumental roles in countless areas of your health. For example, beneficial bacteria, also known as probiotics, have been shown to: Modulate your immune response1 and reduce inflammation2 Produce vitamins,3 absorb minerals4 and break down indigestible dietary… Read More »

Survey: Most Parents Share Leftover Antibiotics With Others

Antibiotic resistance is a major threat to public health in the United States. Now, new findings presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2018 National Conference & Exhibition reveal that nearly 75 percent of parents share leftover antibiotics with family members and other individuals. Known as prescription diversion, this practice could further increase the… Read More »