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Man credits drug court for kicking addiction to painkillers
As more doctors hand out prescriptions to treat common conditions, many individuals are becoming dependent on drugs, such as painkillers. more...
Natural extract may reduce reliance on painkillers in osteoarthritis patients
Although individuals with mental disorders are at a higher risk of developing addiction to prescription medications, this type of substance abuse can also affect patients who suffer from chronic conditions, such as osteoarthritis. more...
Florida halts move to shut down painkiller distributors
Drug addiction can be linked to nearly half of the crimes in the U.S., according to Drug Addiction Support, a statistics site. more...
High school principal shares son's tale of addiction
In 2008, the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that more than 15 million Americans had taken a prescription drug for nonmedical purposes at least once within the year. more...