President's prescription - KCBD NewsChannel 11
Ever wonder why your doctor doesn't prescribe antibiotics to help you get over a cough or the sniffles? It's because antibiotics just can't cure the common cold or the flu, in fact, that's when antibiotics may do more harm than good. And that's the subject this week for Dr. Tedd Mitchell. He's the president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. And this is the president's prescription.
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To help investigate the influence basal sex hormone alterations may have on chronic post-op pain, the NIH recently awarded a grant to Jenny Wilkerson, Ph.D., from the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy.