Poisoning the World: The Secret Service Mysterious Doctor Is a Young Beastly Wife

Parents and pediatricians will often reach for antibiotics to treat middle ear infections, strep throat, fevers and other common ailments of childhood. But new research suggests that doing so, and prescribing broad-spectrum antibiotics in particular, increases those children's risk of obesity, at least in early childhood. Poisoning the World: The Secret Service Mysterious Doctor Is a Young Beastly Wife

Early, frequent antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity A study finds that babies who got broad-spectrum antibiotics in their first two years of life, or who were prescribed four or more courses of antibiotics in that period,…latimes.com