Antibiotics are one of the most common medications that people recognize, but they are often misunderstood.
Nicole and Jez discuss common misconceptions regarding antibiotics, what they actually do, and why you need a consultation and a prescription for them.
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Outro music by Matt Charleston
About the hosts
Dr Nicole Su and Jez Watts
Dr Nicole Su is a veterinarian, Jez Watts is a comedian-biotechnologist, and together they discuss commonly misunderstood topics in the pet and vet world. They live with three rabbits that are their children.