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Prescription Painkiller Abuse: More Than 70% Get Drugs From Friends Or Family, Study Finds

More than 70 percent of people who abuse prescription pain relievers obtain the drugs from friends or relatives, usually with permission and for free, according to a government study to be released on Wednesday.


Steven Tyler in rehab for painkiller addiction

Steven Tyler has entered a rehabilitation facility to treat an addiction to painkillers the Aerosmith frontman has taken to cope with 10 years of performance injuries....


Drugmakers, FDA move to curb painkiller abuse

Drugmakers, FDA move to curb painkiller abuse

Pharmaceutical executives laid out plans Friday to prevent the misuse of prescription painkillers, under pressure from regulators trying to stop hundreds of fatal overdoses each year....


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