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To fight antibiotic resistance, we need to fight bad prescribing habits

Antibiotic resistance is a growing threat in the United States. As John Gums, Pharm.D., associate dean for clinical affairs, writes in the The Conversation, solving the problem begins with the patient-provider relationship. When patients and providers make a collective effort to avoid inappropriate prescribing, they achieve a more responsible level of infectious disease care.