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    A recent article in the Huffington Post highlighted the alarming statistic that there is an American killed by psychiatric drugs and prescription painkillers every 14 minutes. The number of people taking such tranquilizers has jumped 286 percent from the year 2000 to 2009 and will probably reach 341 percent by December 2011. Read More…

  • Doctors Tell Congress They Need Help with Prescription Drug Problem

    Currently a handful of bills are in the hands of Congress dealing with the problem of prescription drugs and their potential to lead to addiction. The hope is that these bills will better educate doctors and the public of their dangers. Read More…

  • The Pain of Addiction

    Vicodin addiction often starts innocently enough. Most people start taking Vicodin or other pain medications after surgery or an injury. But then they can’t stop. They need more to get the same pain relief. They start doctor shopping to get more pills. And the cycle continues until it takes over their lives.