Chronic Pain World — 02 February 2013

Drug-Poisoning-199x300By Pat Anson, Editor

In one of the first studies of its kind in an urban area, researchers have found that the overdose death rate from prescription painkillers is seven times higher in New York City than it was in 1990. And the death rate for whites in the city from opioid drugs was three times higher than for blacks.

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Pat Anson, Editor

Pat is Editor in Chief of American News Report. He is a veteran journalist and a former correspondent and producer for HealthWeek (PBS), Nightly Business Report (PBS) and other nationally syndicated shows. Pat has won numerous journalism awards, including a Golden Mike award for investigative reporting.

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