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Prescription Overdose Rate Reaches Epidemic Levels in NYC

(2/5/2013)

Prescription Overdose Rate Reaches Epidemic Levels in NYC
Science Daily
February 3, 2013

The rate of drug overdose from prescription opioids increased seven-fold in New York City over a 16-year period and was concentrated especially among white residents of the city, according to latest research at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. The study is one of the earliest and most comprehensive analyses of how the opioid epidemic has affected an urban area.

View the full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130203085130.htm


Keywords: prescription, overdose, rate, epidemic, levels, nyc



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