State falls slightly in prescriptions per person

State falls slightly in prescriptions per person

Posted: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 9:15 pm
By: AP

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee is now the second most medicated state in the country, moving one spot from most medicated state three years ago.
That is despite a statewide effort to curb over-prescribing that includes a controlled substance database meant to curb prescription drug abuse and education programs for physicians about proper prescribing practices.
Published in The Messenger 9.7.10

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