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.
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.
What do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?
We have a major public health problem in this country and it has to do with the overuse of opioid medications.
In the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.
There’s been a dramatic increase in the number of women dying from prescription drug overdoses.
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, […]
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.