January 11, 2012
Drug Overdoses Kill More Americans Than Car Accidents: CDC
Almost half of drug poisonings are now from abuse of prescription painkillers, researchers note
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
TUESDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans now die from drug overdoses than in car accidents, according to a new governmen...
December 26, 2011
New powerful painkiller has abuse experts worried.
Vicodin times 10: Abuse experts worried about new, stronger form of a widely abused painkiller.
By Chris Hawley, Associated Press | AP – 12-26-2011
NEW YORK (AP) -- Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation's second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse.
The new pills contain the highly addictive painkiller hydrocodone, pack...