Q: My son’s pediatrician just prescribed antibiotics for what she thought was bronchitis. I thought the antibiotic choice was strange since I was prescribed the same one weeks earlier for a stubborn urinary tract infection. I usually take herbs for infections and know that different herbs are used for different bacterias. Isn’t there a way to match antibiotics with particular bacterias as they differ? Jaycn L. Austin, Texas A: Great question, the answer is yes! There is a procedure referred...
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    by at June 1st, 2010 at 09:06 am
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    by at May 21st, 2010 at 08:05 am
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    by at April 8th, 2010 at 08:04 am
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    by at March 18th, 2010 at 11:03 am
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    Chocolate Almond Butter Bark
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    by at March 8th, 2010 at 08:03 am
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