OxyContin Most Abused Prescription Painkiller in US

Study Finds That OxyContin and Hydrocodone Most Abused Prescription Painkillers Oxycodone, the active ingredient in prescription painkillers like OxyContin and Percocet, as well as Hydrocodone, which is the active ingredient in painkillers like Vicodin, are the two most popular prescription … [Read more...]

Women Fastest Growing Demographic in Prescription Overdose Deaths

Study Finds that Women, Especially Middle Aged Women, Account for Growing Number of Prescription Overdose Deaths A new federal study shows that women, especially middle aged women, account for the fastest-growing demographic in prescription overdose deaths – and their drug of choice is … [Read more...]