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Prescription Painkiller Deaths Quadrupled in a Decade, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Reveals


11/2/2011 7:39:21 AM

The number of deaths annually from overdoses of prescription painkillers nearly quadrupled in a decade, according to a U.S. report released Tuesday examining the public-health effect of powerful new drugs and dispensing practices that have made them relatively easy to obtain.



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