Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Drug Deaths Exceed Traffic Fatalities

Drug Overdoses Exceed Traffic Fataliies


Recent report by the Ohio Department of Health showed that drug overdoses topped traffic crashes as the leading cause of accidental death in Ohio in 2006 and 2007. Prescription pain medicines and heroin played a major role in the fatalities.

"The drug problem is moving from the streets to the medicine cabinet," said Kenneth Hale, the Ohio State Assistant Dean for Professional and External affairs.

1 comment:

Jerry said...

As we can see through the news, common people or even celebrities under the control of drugs or alcohol really causes traffic or even accidents in the road.

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