Painkiller abuse swamps Houston ERs

Painkiller abuse swamps Houston ERs

There are 2 comments on the Houston Chronicle story from Aug 7, 2010, titled Painkiller abuse swamps Houston ERs. In it, Houston Chronicle reports that:

Dr. Mark Escott, an emergency room doctor at Ben Taub Hospital, says patients often wrongly believe that prescription medications are less dangerous than illegal drugs.

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Schmatty

Seattle, WA

#2 Aug 7, 2010
ya but that stuff is harded on some more than others
Lenette

Tokyo, Japan

#3 Nov 16, 2013
I have ordered prescription drugs (without a prescription) from ZTOPIX. COM about two years ago, and was pleased with the speed and quality of service.
I'm thinking of doing the same thing with my medication. The meds is expensive, but there is a generic version available overseas.
I love the idea of taking responsibility for my own health (or lack of health) and skipping the bureaucracy... to say nothing of having to drive to the doctor, wait in line, yet again, to get a prescription refilled.

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