Prescription Drugs Killing Young AdultsLast 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.
Medical Organizations Warn Of Widespread Addiction To OpioidsThe American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.
Addictive Painkiller Is Number One Prescription Drug In AmericaWhat do you think is the most prescribed drug in America today?
The Overprescribing Of Opioids A Major Cause For ConcernWe have a major public health problem in this country and it has to do with the overuse of opioid medications.
Dramatic Increase In Women Overdosing On 'Legal' DrugsIn the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.
Health: Deaths From Prescription Painkiller Overdose Rise Sharply Among WomenThere's been a dramatic increase in the number of women dying from prescription drug overdoses.
Local Doctor, 79, Gets Seven Years in Prison For Dealing Prescription Drugs
Death Of Whitney Houston Draws Attention To Problem Of Prescription Drug AbuseWhile 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.