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Do Antibiotics Lead to Childhood Obesity?

By Lynn Dorman, Ph.D. / 10/07/2012

Is childhood obesity related to antibiotic use in infancy? Yes – It might be one of the factors! No one likes a sick infant… BUT – I have heard parents [and adults] say they are going to request antibiotics for what are common colds and viruses. Antibiotics work only on bacterial infections! And I once […]

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