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Acute inflammation of the structures of the pharynx and tonsils, also known as tonsillopharyngitis, represents a common condition that is usually encountered in outpatients seeking healthcare interventions. Sore throat and fever are the dominant symptoms of this condition which usually follows a benign course that resolves without any antimicrobial treatment.
Study finds dramatic decreases in antibiotic dispensing for children during the pandemic

Study finds dramatic decreases in antibiotic dispensing for children during the pandemic

How one rural town without a pharmacy is crowdsourcing to get meds

How one rural town without a pharmacy is crowdsourcing to get meds

Investment in primary prevention can reduce rheumatic heart disease in the African Union

Investment in primary prevention can reduce rheumatic heart disease in the African Union

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

Telemedicine is a tool — not a replacement for your doctor’s touch

Telemedicine is a tool — not a replacement for your doctor’s touch

What are the chief predictors of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children?

What are the chief predictors of SARS-CoV-2 infection in children?

Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Researchers identify new weapon to battle the rising tide of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Researchers identify new weapon to battle the rising tide of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Interventions can successfully reduce the rate of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions

Interventions can successfully reduce the rate of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions

Study: Frequent use of antimicrobial drugs impairs bacterial diversity in saliva

Study: Frequent use of antimicrobial drugs impairs bacterial diversity in saliva

Why doctors keep monitoring kids who recover from mysterious COVID-linked illness

Why doctors keep monitoring kids who recover from mysterious COVID-linked illness

Pediatric practices struggle to adapt and survive amid COVID-19

Pediatric practices struggle to adapt and survive amid COVID-19

What takes so long? A behind-the-scenes look at the steps involved in COVID-19 testing

What takes so long? A behind-the-scenes look at the steps involved in COVID-19 testing

Pence leaves out key details about health coverage of coronavirus testing

Pence leaves out key details about health coverage of coronavirus testing

Group A streptococcus strains that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics identified

Group A streptococcus strains that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics identified

Antibiotics face an existential crisis

Antibiotics face an existential crisis

Dental health, diet may have an impact on psoriasis development and severity

Dental health, diet may have an impact on psoriasis development and severity

What you eat may change the way that antibiotics affect your gut

What you eat may change the way that antibiotics affect your gut

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

Scientists discover new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue

Scientists discover new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue