Fighting Prescription Drug Abuse Among Wounded Soldiers Uneven, Report Says

Fighting prescription drug abuse among wounded soldiers uneven, report says
Even after a dozen years of war, top Pentagon health officials have yet to impose uniform standards on fighting prescription medication abuse among troops wounded in combat, according to a Defense Department inspector general’s report issued Friday.
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Rx Drug Abuse: Common and Dangerous
Abuse is most common among young people, Compton says. “Prescription drug abuse — like most drug abuse — tends to peak in the teens and 20s,” he tells WebMD. Almost one in five teens — roughly 4.5 million — has tried getting high with prescription …
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COUNSEL'S CORNER: Provider Strategies to Combat the Prescription Drug
Alix C. Michel and David J. Ward, with Michel & Ward, Chattanooga, Tenn., have a combined 50 years of legal experience, primarily in medical and professional malpractice and prescription drug abuse matters. Their expertise in prescription drug abuse …
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Prescription drug abuse task force's top target
CHILLICOTHE — A recently merged task force will target ways to fight prescription drug abuse before tackling additional substance-abuse problems in the community. The group, which consists of the Chillicothe mayor's drug task force of agency officials …
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