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Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia: Antibiotics Prescribed Too Often?

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Antibiotics only work against bacterial infections, however doctors are still over- prescribing them for illnesses that don't respond by sixty to seventy percent.

Also, according to the journal of pediatrics, the huge whooping cough outbreak of 2010 was caused by unvaccinated children?

Doctor Sonu Ahluwalia is here with some of the medical topics making the news.

Fun Facts About Dr. Ahluwalia:

  • Sonu Ahluwalia, M.D. was born in New Delhi and grew up in India. He attended medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College in India before moving to the United States in 1993.
  • He received his orthopaedic training at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program in Boston, one of the most sought after training programs in orthopaedic surgery.
  • Dr. Ahluwalia is a specialist in minimally invasive and muscle sparing approaches to joint replacement of the hip and knee as well as cartilage repair and healing.
  • He was Associate Editor and then Editor-In-Chief of The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School for which he received a special commendation from the Harvard Combined Residency Program.

(Source: Lapeerhealth.com)

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