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Strep scorecard might help tell if you need a doc

WASHINGTON (AP) — Debating whether to seek a strep test for that sore throat? One day there could be an app for that: Researchers are developing a home scorecard that aims to prevent thousands of […]

11/04/2013

Pharmacist Dan Darlington works at his desk located next to the prescription pick up counter at the Walgreens flagship store in the Empire State Building, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Doctors ignore advice on sore throats, bronchitis

CHICAGO (AP) — Repeated warnings that antibiotics don’t work for most sore throats and bronchitis have failed to stop overuse: Doctors prescribed these drugs for most adults seeking treatment at a rate that remained high […]

10/03/2013

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