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Medicines that kill : the truth about the hidden epidemic / James L. Marcum, MD.

Marcum, James. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at York County Library System.

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Guthrie Memorial Library: Hanover's Public Library Adults 362.29 MAR Nonfiction (Text) 34007002080716 Adult Area Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781414368856 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1414368852 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781624904103
  • ISBN: 1624904106
  • Physical Description: vii, 245 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., [2013]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244).
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Part 1. The problem. My medical history ; It could happen to you ; Medical mistakes ; Adverse reactions and insufficient research ; Misuse of medications ; Slow kill and deadly combinations ; Over-the-counter medications -- Part 2. The solution. Sometimes you need to think ; Let's get practical, part 1 ; Let's get practical, part 2 ; The rest of the story ; The law of love -- Appendix A: Drugs withdrawn from the market -- Appendix B: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) medicaion classifications -- Appendix C: How a medication gets to market -- Appendix D: Most-prescribed medications in 2010.
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Not nearly enough is being said about this growing epidemic. The recent deaths of several celebrities have shone a spotlight on the overuse and abuse of prescription drugs. Most people believe that these medications aresafer than illegal substqances. But when combined with other prescription or over-the-counter medications, prescription drugs can be every bit as powerful, additive, and dangerous.
Subject: Medication abuse.
Medication abuse > Complications > Case studies.
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