Published: Nov 17, 2011 4:14 PM EST
Updated: Nov 17, 2011 4:37 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla.- November 14th through the 20th is Get Smart About Antibiotics Week. 

Here to discuss this and more is Dr. Annette St. Pierre-MacKoul.
 
Get Smart About Antibiotics Week:
 
AAP
CDC
Education and Awareness

Antibiotics:
 
Cure bacterial infections.
Do nothing for viral infections.

Infections:
 
Colds or flu
Cough or bronchitis
Sore throats
Runny noses

Websites:
 
http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/
 
http://www.healthychildren.org/English/News/pages/Get-Smart-About-Antibiotics.aspx