Archive: August, 2015

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Aug2015
Desire to Be Popular, Anxiety, Linked to Teen Prescription Drug Many teens still do not understand the possible dangers of prescription drugs, according to a recent study. But, the fatal outbreak of prescription drug misuse results in more annual deaths than any drug that is prohibited. The Centers for Disease Control ... Read More
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Aug2015
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful narcotic painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11. While doctors who treat young cancer patients hailed the approval, others expressed concern that prescribing OxyContin to children could put them at risk for addiction.   OxyContin, an extended-release version of the painkiller oxycodone, has gained ... Read More