Thursday, May 25, 2006

ADHD drug misuse linked to ER visits

From the CEC Smart Brief:

Accidental overdoses and side effects from ADHD stimulant drugs send about 3,075 adults and children to emergency rooms each year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. CDC researchers say two-thirds of those cases could have been prevented, had parents locked up the medication. The Seattle Times (free registration) (5/25)

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