Three in Five Americans Misuse Their Prescription Drugs, Finds National Study

Three in Five Americans Misuse Their Prescription Drugs, Finds National Study

Filed under: Drug Rehab Centers District of Columbia

The study analyzed 75997 de-identified urine lab test results of up to 26 drugs performed in 2011 on patients of both genders 10 years of age and older in 45 states and the District of Columbia. All positive drug screens were confirmed by mass …
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DC Week: Hospital Payment Update Proposed

Filed under: Drug Rehab Centers District of Columbia

By Emily P. Walker, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today WASHINGTON — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a slight pay hike for hospitals for 2013, and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said the Obama …
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Study Shows Widespread Misuse of Prescription Drugs

Filed under: Drug Rehab Centers District of Columbia

Researchers tested for 26 commonly prescribed and abused medications and for illegal drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine. Samples were taken from 46 states and the District of Columbia. “People have such tremendous access to very powerful prescription …
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