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What is an Advanced Directive
Antibiotics Misuse


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What is an Advanced Directive

Advance care planning will never be a hot topic, especially when the thought of our own mortality is so far from our young minds. But it’s time we made some grown-up decisions about our future health care - before it’s too late.

Advance directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out your decisions aboutend-of-lifecare ahead of time. They give you a way to tell your wishes to family, friends, and health care professionals and to avoid confusion later on.
A living will tells which treatments you want if you are dying or permanently unconscious.

Antibiotics Misuse

Antibiotics: Misuse puts you and others at risk

Antibiotics can be lifesavers, but misuse has increased the number of drug-resistant germs. See how this affects you and what you can do to help prevent antibiotic resistance.

Antibiotics are important drugs. It would be difficult to overstate the benefit penicillin and other antibiotics have played in treating bacterial infections, preventing the spread of disease and minimizing serious complications of disease.

But there is also a problem with antibiotic medications.