Medicines That Kill

Medicines That Kill

The Truth About the Hidden Epidemic

Book - 2013
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The recent deaths of celebrities like Michael Jackson, Anna Nicole Smith, Heath Ledger, and Whitney Houston have shown a spotlight on the overuse and abuse of prescription drugs. Most people believe that prescription drugs are safer than illegal substances. But, when combined with other over-the-counter sedatives, prescription drugs can be every bit as powerful, addictive, and dangerous. In 2006, overdoses on a class of prescription pain relievers called opioid analgesics killed more people than those killed by overdoses on cocaine and heroin combined. Right now, among 35 to 54 year olds, poisoning by prescription drugs is the most common cause of accidental death--even more so than auto-related deaths. In Medicines That Kill , Dr. Marcum shines a light on the addictive power of prescription medication and how you can protect yourself and your family by practicing healthy habits.
Publisher: Carol Stream, IL : Tyndale House publishers ; 2013
ISBN: 9781414368856
1414368852
Branch Call Number: Health & Wellness 362.299 Mar

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