Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Oxycodone painkiller deaths in Florida keep climbing

Overdose deaths from the narcotic painkiller oxycodone and other prescription drugs marched higher last year throughout the state, but showed signs of peaking in South Florida.

Gov. Rick Scott, at a news conference on Monday, predicted that law enforcement crackdowns and legislative actions would help dry up Florida's oxycodone supply and prevent deaths this year. Read Full Story...

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