Prescription Drug Overdoses Account for Two-Thirds of ER Visits

October 28, 2014 4:58 PM

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Prescription Drug Overdoses Account for Two-Thirds of ER Visits

A new study found that about two-thirds of emergency visits for drug overdoses involve prescription painkillers.

Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine looked at a sample from the 2010 nationwide data of drug overdoses and emergency room visits.

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