Prescription Painkiller Abuse Up

American Voiceshealth ISSUE 46•27 Jul 5, 2010

According to a Department of Health and Human Services study, emergency room visits for recreational use of opioid painkillers went up 111 percent from 2004 to 2008. What do you think?

  • “I broke a lot of men's hearts in the mid-2000s."”

    Gwenn Furnier –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Not in my household. Here, you take too many opioid painkillers, you lie there until you've learned your lesson." ”

    Rebecca Buxton –
    Kiln Loader

  • “Used to be you only went to the emergency room after being in a motorcycle accident."”

    William Bruce –
    Lens Polisher