Rush Limbaugh’s decision to enter drug rehabilitation has drawn new attention to the problem of prescription drug abuse. A panel shares the most up-to-date information on legally prescribed drugs that are potentially addictive.

Guests

  • Dr. Nathaniel Katz assistant professor of anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and chairman of the advisory committee to the anesthetic division of the Food and Drug Administration
  • Beth Kane-Davidson director of the Addiction Treatment Center at Suburban Hospital
  • Barry Meier staff reporter for "The New York Times" and author of "Pain Killer: A 'Wonder' Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death" (Rodale)

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Apr 24 2015The White House says two al-Qaida hostages were killed in a U.S. counter-terrorism operation. E.U. leaders meet to address the migrant crisis. And Saudi Arabia resumes airstrikes in Yemen. A panel of journalists joins Diane to round up the week's top news.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Apr 24 2015The Senate confirms Loretta Lynch to lead the Justice Department. David Petraeus is sentenced for leaking military secrets. And the F.B.I. arrests Islamic State supporters in Minnesota. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Jon Krakauer: “Missoula”

Thursday, Apr 23 2015A conversation with best-selling writer Jon Krakauer on his latest book of non-fiction. The author of “Into the Wild” and “Into Thin Air” chronicles the lives of several women allegedly raped on campus at the University of Montana.