Dr. Oz: Are Antibiotics Being Over-Prescribed? Immune-Boosting Foods

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Dr. Oz: Are Antibiotics Being Over-Prescribed?

Dr. Oz talked on his show about antibiotics. Are we over-prescribing them? 258 million antibiotic prescriptions are written every year. The CDC estimates that 2 million people get antibiotic resistant infections. And 23,000 people die from infections caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria per year.

Dr. Oz talked to Dr. Joel Fuhrman about this issue. He’s an expert who has written the book Super ImmunityDr. Fuhrman said antibiotic resistance is a huge issue in the United States. He said the Centers for Disease Control is very worried about this.

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Dr. Oz: Are Antibiotics Being Over-Prescribed? Immune-Boosting Foods

Dr. Oz talked to Dr Joel Fuhrman about the dangers of antibiotics, who says the overuse of antibiotics poses a number of health risks, including increasing the risk for cancer and allergies later in life. (Victor Naumik / Shutterstock.com)

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