Tag: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Synthetic drugs

Synthetic cannabinoids linked to acute kidney injury

February 19, 2013

Acute kidney injury following exposure to synthetic cannabinoids, in sixteen cases, has been identified in six states.


Prescription drug deaths triple in decade

November 21, 2011

According to recent data, 12 million Americans age 12 and older misused prescription painkillers, middle-aged adults have the highest overdose rates.