Friday, July 10, 2009

Prescription Drug Abuse Called an Epidemic

VOAVideo: Prescription Drug Abuse Called an Epidemic

Prescription drugs are suspected as a cause in Michael Jackson's death. If the autopsy's toxicology report confirms that suspicion, Jackson would be just one of many who fall victim to prescription drug abuse. Because medications are regulated differently from country to country, there are few global statistics on addiction to prescription drugs. In the United States, teenagers and young adults are reported to be most susceptible. VOA's Elizabeth Lee explores the problem and looks at what can be done to fight it.

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