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Doctors over prescribing antibiotics

Many of us think that as soon as we get a cold, a trip to the doctor for some medicine will make us feel better.

But researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that many doctors could be over-prescribing antibiotics.
   
One of the biggest problems -- if you have a viral infection, antibiotics aren't an effective treatment and putting those chemicals into your body could mean other side effects.
   
People are asking for these drugs, thinking it will make them feel better and doctors could be just following old habits -- over-prescribing antibiotics.