Allen County Health Commissioner Warns Against Antibiotic Overuse (VIDEO)

By Jeff Neumeyer - 21Alive
By Rachel Martin - 21Alive

August 9, 2014 Updated Aug 9, 2014 at 7:43 PM EDT

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (21ALIVE) --- Allen County's top public health official is worried that the liberal use of antibiotics could become a major health problem in our nation's future.

Dr. Deborah McMahan is concerned that we pay too much attention to certain minor infections, scrambling for an antibiotic at the first sign of sickness.

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