|Waushara County Health News|
|Tuesday, July 30, 2013 10:55 AM|
Deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses rise sharply among women
A new report from the CDC indicates that women are at a higher risk for overdose and addiction to prescription opioids (painkillers) than men. Nearly 48,000 women died of prescription painkiller overdoses between 1999 and 2010.
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