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Most Teens Unaware of Prescription Drug Dangers

Today’s teens seem to be generally aware of the consequences of “hard core” drugs, such as heroin or cocaine. Unfortunately, they are not as savvy when it comes to the issues related to prescription drug abuse and newly created drugs not yet banned. Prescription Pain Relievers Fifteen million Americans abuse prescription drugs. The most commonly abused drugs are opioids, a

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Prescription Drug Abuse: Latest Trends and Prevention Tips

A couple of decades ago, parents worried about teenagers using marijuana, cocaine and heroine. Nowadays, parents need to be more worried about what’s in their medicine cabinet. Latest Research A new study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports that the proportion of all substance abuse treatment admissions of those aged 12 and older involving abuse

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