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Posts tagged as “prescription drugs”

Alcohol Not Always the Root Cause of Impairment

When people think about impaired driving, they think about driving under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs. But impairment also can be caused by medications, including prescription and over-the-counter…

Driving Under the Influence … It’s Not Just Alcohol

Is taking a prescription or over-the-counter medication as dangerous as drinking alcohol combined with driving? Safe driving requires precise skills, clear judgment, concentration and ability to react to what happens…

Driving Under the Influence … It’s Not Just Alcohol

Is taking a prescription or over-the-counter medication as dangerous as drinking alcohol combined with driving? Safe driving requires precise skills, clear judgment, concentration, and ability to react to what happens…

Painkillers on the Job

Enough prescription painkillers were provided in 2010 to medicate every American around the clock for an entire month. CONCLUSION: This means that at any given time, many employees may be…

The Two Faces of Prescription Drugs

Prescription medications are helpful in the right doses, at the right time, and when the user is aware of all potential side effects. What’s the other side of prescription medication?…