TV News LIES

Saturday, Feb 13th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Health Prescription Drugs More Deadly Than Cocaine, Heroin, Amphetamines

Prescription Drugs More Deadly Than Cocaine, Heroin, Amphetamines

E-mail Print PDF

The bottom line: the rate of deaths in Florida caused by prescription drugs is over three times as high as the rate of deaths caused by all illicit drugs combined.

The study shows 2,328 Floridians died of opiate, or painkiller, overdoses while another 743 lost their lives from over-consuming benzodiazepines, which include the drugs Valium and Xanax. On the other hand, about a third less number of people, 989, died of overdoses from illegal drugs like cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine ("speed").

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Latin American Doctors Suggest Monsanto-Linked Larvicide Cause of Microcephaly, Not Zika Virus

Doctors say Monsanto linked Larcivide causes macrocephlyAs the Zika epidemic “spreads explosively” around the world, pregnant travelers have been put on pause...

Federal report: Florida among states with significant drop in uninsured

Drop in uninsured in many statesEight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health...

Walgreens to sell heroin overdose antidote naloxone without prescription

walgreensWalgreens has launched a strategy to combat prescription drug abuse by allowing the sale of heroin...

Millions could die as world unprepared for pandemics, says UN

pandemicsA global epidemic far worse than the Ebola outbreak is a real possibility and could kill...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!