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Prescription drug misuse remains a problem for kids

September 15, 2015
by Mark Huffman
Consumer Affairs

Drug overdoses are so prevalent they have become the leading cause of injury deaths in Indiana and 36 other states, according to a report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

According to the report, Indiana had the 5th-highest rate of drug overdoses from 2011 to 2013 — 16 deaths per 100,000 residents.

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