Tonight on Your Health First, Dr. Joe Galati will be interviewing Richard C. Dart, M.D., Ph.D. from the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, talking about their recent New England Journal of Medicine article. The title of the article (read it here)is Trends in Opioid Analgesic Abuse and Mortality in the United States. In 2010, over 16,000 American died from opioid drug overdose. The top drugs involved included: oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, fentanyl, and tramadol.
Tune in for added details, and tips on how to keep yourself and those you love safe.