Local News

More women dying from painkiller overdoses than car crashes

SEATTLE – A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sheds light on a “growing epidemic, especially among women.”

The report finds that deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses have increased 400 percent since 1999 for women.The CDC says about 18 women die every day as a result of a painkiller overdose.

To learn more about the findings and learn what you can do to stop the trend, click here.

VIEW & ADD COMMENTS

3 Comments to “More women dying from painkiller overdoses than car crashes”

    John Fuller said:
    July 3, 2013 at 8:34 AM

    You have got to be kidding me! Most women that I know refuse to take most any type of medication at all.

    joe said:
    July 3, 2013 at 9:21 AM

    Manufactured crisis to further seize control of the public in a panic about the odds of death from being alive. How many people are not dead becuase of it?

    louis vuitton マトラッセ said:
    August 7, 2013 at 12:32 PM

    louis vuitton 仙台

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Advertisement

Advertisement