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New Study Reveals a Shocking 15,000 Americans Die Annually From Prescription Painkiller Overdose Beverly Hills, Calif.
According to a report released on Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the death toll from overdoses of prescription painkillers has tripled in the past decade.
Drug-related deaths outnumbered motor vehicle related fatalities in 2009.
NYU School of Medicine researchers have discovered that dendritic cells in the liver have a protective role against the toxicity of acetaminophen, the widely used over-the-counter pain reliever and fever reducer for adults and children.
Study Finds Prescription Drug Overdoses Eclipse Those from Heroin and Cocaine Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and reported by Bloomberg, the death rate of overdoses from prescription drugs in Florida have more than doubled in the past ten years.
Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday that it is lowering the maximum dose of Extra Strength Tylenol to lessen risk of accidental overdose of acetaminophen, the pain relieverâ€™s active ingredient and the leading cause of liver failure.