Adult prescription growth linked to kids' poisonings

June 3, 2013 9:46 AM

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Adult prescription growth linked to kids' poisonings

As adult prescription medication use has increased, so have rates of poisonings in children of all ages.

More adults are taking prescriptions for chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure -- and those same medications are linked to increasing rates of poisonings in children and teens, a study finds.

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