Health Highlights: March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015 3:00 PM

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The White House wants to reduce the use of antibiotics in people and livestock as part of new plan to reduce rates of drug-resistant "superbug" infections.

Doctors who accept Medicare and Medicaid will have to report their antibiotic prescription patterns, and will be provided with real-time data about antibiotic resistance in their area in an effort to reduce over-prescription of the drugs, Bloomberg News reported.

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