Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs, Study Finds

October 27, 2014 8:21 PM

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Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs, Study Finds

More than two-thirds involve these medications, researchers report

MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new report estimates more than two-thirds of emergency department visits for overdoses of narcotic drugs involve prescription medications.

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