Prescription Abuse Summit Notebook: The Statistics of Opiate Addiction

Prescription Abuse Summit Notebook: The statistics of opiate addiction
This week, at the National RX Drug Abuse Summit, a slew of statistics have been put forth in several PowerPoint presentations, lectures and discussions of what the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have described as a national "epidemic …
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Drug-related death, illness statistics grim in Mercer, McDowell
PRINCETON — Southern West Virginia's persistent drug-abuse problem is now evident in state statistics: Both Mercer County and neighboring McDowell County have some of the highest rates for drug overdoses and drug-related health problems.
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Marion County drug deaths lowest in 12 years
Deaths due to illicit drug use in Marion County have fallen to their lowest level in 12 years. Statistics released by the state medical examiner's office show that drug-related deaths in Marion County fell to 6 in 2013, down from 19 in 2012. That's a …
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Mayo Clinic Study Finds Rates of Substance Abuse in the Anesthesiology Profession — David Warner, M.D., a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist, discusses a study on substance use among anesthesiologist.

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