Alcohol, prescription drugs and drug-related deaths

The latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centre for Diease Control and Prevention includes a paper on the involvement of alcohol in opioid and benzodiazepine drug-abuse related visites to A&E departments and drug-related deaths  and underlines that alcohol has a significant involvement in these events. The report identifies the need to educate the public and public health workers more about these co0nnections.

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