Antibiotics Useless for Bronchitis

Cold and cough season is upon us. If you have a lingering cough caused by bronchitis, though, a new study suggests that antibiotics won't do a thing to help. Antibiotics are often prescribed for treatment of bronchitis, but the drugs are hardly a help to patients. Bronchitis is a type of inflammation that causes coughing, wheezing and possibly fever. It hits about 5 percent of adults in the United States every year. Most cases aren't serious and eventually go away on their own. Even...Full Story
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