More Medical Professionals Abusing Propofol

Propofol, the high-risk sedative suspected in Michael Jackson's death, is a drug that is being increasingly abused by its users, say researchers and addiction experts. Yet, one group abusing one of the most widely used anesthetics is surprising even veteran medical professionals: doctors and nurses with medical access to the drug. Experts say propofol abuse is growing because unlike many prescription pain medications, propofol is not a federally controlled substance. And with more medical...Full Story
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