Posted: Jun 18, 2012 8:55 AM by NBC News
In a possible signal that doctors are concerned about super bugs and the over-use of antibiotics, they're writing fewer antibiotic prescriptions for children.
A large study from the Food and Drug Administration finds the number of antibiotic prescriptions for kids fell 14% between 2002 and 2010, but they did remain the most common medication prescribed for kids during that time period.
Prescriptions for ADHD and asthma, however, increased.
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