prescription drug abuse

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Jun 21, 2011
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Fractured health-care system sets scene for drug deaths

Ann Silversides
The Brockville inquest into two deaths by OxyContin overdose hears from experts caught up in the tragedy, showing how evermore powerful drugs and a fractured health-care system contributed.
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May 30, 2011
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Canada's prescription drug problem

Ann Silversides
An inquest in Ontario is expected to shine a light on the high rates of prescription painkiller-related deaths in this country. To date, there is no national push to track the scope of the problem.
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