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2011-11-07 13:00:00

New Study Reveals a Shocking 15,000 Americans Die Annually From Prescription Painkiller Overdose Beverly Hills, Calif.

Prescription Painkiller Overdoses Tripled In Past Decade
2011-11-01 13:54:34

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.

CDC: Drug Deaths Outnumber Traffic Fatalities
2011-09-19 05:06:32

Drug-related deaths outnumbered motor vehicle related fatalities in 2009.

2011-09-02 11:30:23

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.

2011-08-02 00:00:28

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.

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2011-07-29 06:05:00

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 reliever’s active ingredient and the leading cause of liver failure.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.