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The Quiet Epidemic: Prescription Drug Abuse Destroys Millions of Lives

Sunday, 22 August 2010 19:42

Prescription drug abuse is a problem reaching epidemic proportions. Hospitalizations for overdose of prescription drugs has increased by 65 percent between 1999 and 2006, and ONE-THIRD of new addicts report that their first drug experience was with prescription drugs.

Read the full article here: http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2010-04-21/news/bs-ed-prescription-drug-abuse-20100421_1_prescription-drugs-opiates-addictive