Superbugs thriving as antibiotics get overused and misued
March 17, 2014
by Liv Osby
More than 16,500 people died from painkiller overdoses nationwide in 2010, according to the CDC. Ohio has the 12th-highest mortality rate from prescription drug overdoses in the country, a rate that has more than quadrupled in the state over the past decade, according to a 2013 report from the nonprofit Trust for America’s Health.
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