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Study: Rural Teens Are More Likely to Misuse Prescription Drugs

(11/10/2010)

By Meredith Melnick
TIME Magazine- Healthland Blog
November 3, 2010

 

Contrary to what the pill-popping kids on Gossip Girl would have you believe, city-dwelling teenagers are actually significantly less likely than their rural counterparts to use prescription drugs such as painkillers and tranquilizers for non-medical reasons.

 

View the full article here: http://healthland.time.com/2010/11/03/study-city-kids-less-likely-to-abuse prescriptions/


Keywords: rural teens, more likely, misuse, prescription drugs



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