Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections. They don’t treat viruses. Most of the parents in our practice know that so they understand when we don’t treat colds with amoxicillin. Medical providers are paying more attention to prescribing antibiotics. We’ve seen the rise of antibiotic resistant infections and it scares us. I don’t want […]

Tetanus vaccine

It was the first day of class and my college professor was late. We waited, antsy and then frustrated for 10 minutes…15 minutes…20 minutes. Most of us started to pack up our back packs and head to the door. Finally, a man walked in the room and made an announcement. My college professor was dead.  […]