The Washington-based Trust for America’s Health said in a report Monday that the state had 15.3 overdose deaths per 100,000 residents in 2010, most involving prescription drugs.
As a consumer, as someone who takes medicine, you need to play detective. If you are experiencing unusual symptoms after taking medications it is worth checking into.
Police say a South Jersey man has been arrested for allegedly selling prescription drugs on Craigslist.
There will be two boxes at the county courthouse in Norristown, and at eight others at police departments scattered throughout the county.
Police in Atlantic City have announced a number of arrests after a lengthy investigation revealed several local convenience stores were selling male enhancement drugs marketed as “dietary supplements.”
Gloucester Township police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have partnered for an upcoming anti-drug event.
Getting rid of unneeded prescription drugs in New Jersey is a little bit easier now that the state has placed secure drop-off boxes in all 21 counties.
Saturday is “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day” and there is a lot of local participation.
”Project Medicine Drop” sets up drop boxes, similar to postal street mailboxes, at police stations.
Another reason for parents to clean out medicine cabinets. Abuse of prescription drugs by teens is on the rise.
Prescription drug abuse is becoming a major problem in this country, and New Jersey is turning to health care professionals to help them control it.
One of the most important things that needs to be looked at when we evaluate the care of patients here in the United States is ways to reduce the number of errors in implementing care.
Experts point out that throwing pharmaceuticals in the trash or down the toilet can contaminate landfills and wastewater with biologically active chemicals.
One of the biggest sources of drug abuse for teenagers might surprise you. It is prescription and over the counter abuse.
The government held its second national prescription drug take back day on Saturday. The goal is to dispose of the medicines in an environmentally safe way and remove the temptation for those who might abuse them.