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Opioid Poisonings Rise Sharply Among Toddlers and Teenagers

Note from CAP – Security of medication is so important, especially with children in the home! Opioid Poisonings Rise Sharply Among Toddlers and Teenagers By DONNA DE LA CRUZOCT. 31, 2016 The number of children being hospitalized because of prescription opioid poisoning has risen sharply since 1997, especially among toddlers and older teenagers, researchers from the Yale School of Medicine reported. The study, published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics, analyzed data from the Kids’ Inpatient Database, a national database of pediatric …
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