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Prescription Medication Abuse

Why The Uptick In Prescription Drug Abuse?

The Safety Report | Posted 10.14.2013 | College

Drug abuse now kills more Americans per year than homicide or car accidents and is now the fastest-growing cause of accidental death in the U.S., acco...

The Unlikely Force Driving Teen Prescription Drug Addiction: Parents?

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
David Sack, M.D.

A recent study by The Partnership at Drugfree.org reveals that parents are taking a hands-off approach to prescription drugs even though we have clear evidence of the magnitude of the epidemic.

Prescription Drug Abuse: How To Protect Your Family

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 01.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

The work ahead is not about keeping pain medications from patients in need. It is about good medicine and public health.

Prescription Drug Abuse, Overdose Spawns DEA's National 'Take-Back' Day

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Tim Strain was a victim of prescription drugs, not an abuser. His girlfriend's mother gave the 18-year-old additional pain medicati...