Pain Relief Can Spiral Into Addiction To Prescription Drugs

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Story Highlights:

  • Non-medical use of painkillers contributed to more than 8,500 deaths in 2005
  • Prescription drug abuse is most prevalent among young adults, ages of 18 to 25
  • Older adults also get addicted to pain relief drugs

View article: https://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/07/14/prescription.drug.use/index.html

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