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Mothers, Wives, Sisters and Daughters are Dying From Prescription Drug Overdoses

CDC reports the death rate from prescription drugs has increased among middle-aged women.
02:24 | 07/02/2013

Transcript for Mothers, Wives, Sisters and Daughters are Dying From Prescription Drug Overdoses

And we have another headline about american health tonight and pills and painkillers. A hidden epidemic striking our neighbors and families. A new alert tonight from the cdc says the number of women... See More
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