Opioid Pain Relievers Often Not Stored Safely In Households With Children, Study Suggests

February 27, 2017 10:25 AM | John Kulin (Administrator)
Reuters (2/24) reported that research indicates “opioid pain relievers...often aren’t stored safely in households with” kids. Investigators found that approximately “one in three parents with children under age 7 reported storing their opioid prescription by locking it up, and” approximately “one in 11 parents with children between ages 7 and 17 remembered storing their medicines properly.” The findings were published in JAMA Pediatrics.

 

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