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Teenagers Abusing Prescription Drugs More Than Ever
2012-10-17 07:02:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Colorado at Denver recently discovered that young people in the U.S. are abusing prescription pain medications at an alarming rate — 40 percent more than past generations to be exact. Many of the adolescents have been using prescription drugs such as oxycontin, valium and vicodin. Following marijuana, prescription drug abuse is the second leading form of illegal drug use in the country....


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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