Home > Infectious Disease > Overuse of Antibiotics Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Feb 23, 2008 by VMcKenzie, Views: 5157 Dr. Vanessa McKenzie, an urgent care specialist, discusses the overuse of antibiotics. Many regular colds are caused by viruses for which antibiotics are not useful. Using antiobiotics for these viral illnesses has significant problems for everyone, including drug resistant bacteria. Memphis, TN.