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Prescription Drugs Killing Young Adults

Last year, in Delaware, more young adults died from overdoses of prescription drugs than automobile accidents and the CDC points to a national problem as well.

12/08/2014

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Medical Organizations Warn Of Widespread Addiction To Opioids

The American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.

10/07/2014

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Addictive Painkiller Is Number One Prescription Drug In America

What do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?

06/20/2014

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The Overprescribing Of Opioids A Major Cause For Concern

We have a major public health problem in this country and it has to do with the overuse of opioid medications.

11/21/2013

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Dramatic Increase In Women Overdosing On ‘Legal’ Drugs

In the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.

07/09/2013

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Health: Deaths From Prescription Painkiller Overdose Rise Sharply Among Women

There’s been a dramatic increase in the number of women dying from prescription drug overdoses.

07/02/2013

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Local Doctor, 79, Gets Seven Years in Prison For Dealing Prescription Drugs

By Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An Elkins Park doctor today was sentenced to jail time for running what the feds call a “pill mill” out of his South Philadelphia office. Dr. Richard Minicozzi, 79, […]

01/29/2013

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Death Of Whitney Houston Draws Attention To Problem Of Prescription Drug Abuse

While it will take weeks to determine exactly what took her life, one thing is certain: prescription drug abuse in this country is a growing problem.

02/14/2012

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