Help Antibiotics Get their Advantage Back When I started my clinical practice in 1999, it became apparent that people generally consider antibiotics the cure-all for infections. Every sneeze, sore throat, cough and runny nose was to be blown away with a prescription of some new drug. People didn’t have time to be sick. Parents couldn’t stand the idea of their children being lethargic, losing their appetites, and running the risk of developing epilepsy from a fever-related convulsion. There certainly were…