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Methadone linked to 30 percent of prescription painkiller overdose deaths
The prescription drug methadone accounted for 2 percent of painkiller prescriptions in the United States in 2009, but was involved in more than 30 percent of prescription painkiller overdose deaths, according to a CDC Vital Signs http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/. >Learn more http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2012/p0703_methadone_overdoses.html
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