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17 June 2010 7:58 PM | Tagged: cdc report
ATLANTA For the first time, emergency room visits from the abuse of medicines have become as common as those from illegal drugs.According to a new government report, ERs in 2008 saw about 1 million visits from the abuse of prescription or over-the-counter medicines — mostly painkillers and sedatives.That was about the same number of visits from people overdosing on heroin, cocaine and othe