Diagnose Addiction to Prescription MedsAddiction to prescription medications is reaching an epidemic level in the United States. Startling, more than 52 million Americans have used a prescription medication for a non-medical use at least o...October 7, 2013
Is Oxycodone Dangerous?It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used prescription medications for non-medical uses at least one in their lifetime, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, translating into ap...September 5, 2013
Warning Signs of Prescription Drug AddictionThe use and abuse of prescription medications is a serious public health issue in the United States. It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used a prescription medication for a non-medical use...August 24, 2013
Signs & Symptoms of Addiction to PainkillersBy definition prescription drug abuse is the non-medical use of a medication that is used in a way to attain a ‘high.’ It is estimated that 52 million Americans have used prescription medications for...August 16, 2013
Signs & Symptoms of Drug-Addicted BabiesSadly, each and every day there are babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a group of complications that occur at birth because the baby was born addicted to illegal or prescription drug...June 2, 2013
Recreational Use of OxycodoneThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently took a step in trying to halt the abuse, or recreational use of oxycodone (OxyContin). On April 16, 2013, the FDA approved abuse-deterrent labeling...April 21, 2013
Prescription Painkillers: The Deadliest Drugs of AllAs a nation that has become addicted to pill-popping for every minor ache or pain, it's no surprise that painkiller prescriptions have nearly tripled in the past two decades.
But as the Centers for Di...September 5, 2013
Prescription drugs killing more Americans than everA new study confirms that prescription drugs are becoming the most widely abused--and most deadly--substance for Americans.
Research at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health found that...February 4, 2013
Women and Prescription and Illegal DrugsUnder the influence of the drug, the woman loses control of herself. When she acquires the habit, she does not know what lies before her; later, she does not care. She is a young woman who is ye...
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Prescription Drug Information The non-medical use of prescription drugs is a serious public health concern. Nonmedical use of prescription drugs like opioids, central nervous system (CNS) depressants...
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