Fighting Prescription Drug Abuse Among Wounded Soldiers Uneven, Report Says

Fighting prescription drug abuse among wounded soldiers uneven, report says
A study issued Thursday by the Institute of Medicine complained that dozens of programs have been launched across the military during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan aimed at preventing … on a potential drug abuse among patients who are …
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Prescription drug abuse is foe we can beat
Consider these alarming statistics: In 2010, on average, for each adult across our state, 51 pills of hydrocodone, 22 pills of alprazolam and 21 pills of oxycodone were prescribed. Every year, drug overdoses kill more Tennesseans than car …
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In War Against Prescription Drug Abuse, a Bright Spot is Seen
In New York, a statewide program aimed at tackling prescription drug abuse has successfully helped to keep individuals from “doctor shopping,” or going from physician to physician in search of more prescriptions – news that Gov.
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Feds launch tip line for prescription drug abuse
ATLANTA (AP) – Federal authorities are launching a prescription drug abuse tip line in Georgia to allow pharmacy industry professionals and members of the public to make anonymous reports. The Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday announced …
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