News tagged with overdose

Opioids involved in most medical overdose deaths

(HealthDay)—Opioid analgesics are involved in the majority of pharmaceutical-related overdose deaths, frequently involving drugs prescribed for mental health conditions, according to a research letter published ...

Feb 21, 2013
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Estonia tops EU drug overdose deaths list

Officials in Estonia raised the alarm Wednesday after a report into drug use in Europe found that the small Baltic nation had the highest incidence of deaths from drug overdoses in the EU.

Feb 13, 2013
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