Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse

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.

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

Barry Meier

staff reporter for "The New York Times" and author of "Pain Killer: A 'Wonder' Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death" (Rodale)

Beth Kane-Davidson

director of the Addiction Treatment Center at Suburban Hospital

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

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