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Children taking antibiotics may be at risk for allergies and resistance

Recent studies suggest that children who receive too many antibiotics at a young age may develop allergies or a resistance to the medication in the future. Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz, medical director of the General Pediatrics Clinic at Children’s Minnesota, provided his input on antibiotic use, noting that these medications are necessary in some treatment plans medical care but should be used appropriately. Read the full story on The Stir by CafeMom: Babies who take antibiotics might be more likely to develop certain health issues.

Kristin Tesmer