More than 150 children are rushed to emergency rooms every day due to accidental exposure to medications and even overdoses. America Now's Leeza Gibbons shares tips on how to keep them out of reach.
More than 150 children are rushed to emergency rooms every day due to accidental exposure to medications and even overdoses. America Now's Leeza Gibbons met with Safe Kids Worldwide to find out how to keep dangerous meds away from your kids.
New research shows the number of babies born addicted to drugs, including prescription medications, has tripled in the past decade.
New research shows that the number of babies being born addicted to drugs has tripled in the past decade -- and doctors say prescription medications are a major factor.
Prescription drugs can be deadly if they fall into the wrong hands. Students report they easily take them from their parents cabinets, or get them from their friends. "From students we've talked with,
Prescription drugs can be deadly if they fall into the wrong hands. Students say they have easy access at home, taking them from parents' cabinets or getting them from friends -- and it's starting as young as seventh grade.
Highlighters, lipstick, a tennis ball: these are all seemingly Innocent items. However, with the right know how, they become something much more. "This tube of lipstick, it's a girl's pipe," explained
Parents and teachers may think the signs of drug use are easy to spot. But, new trends and resources mean drugs could be hiding in plain sight.