Current Health News

March 10, 2016 - Issue 3491


Anxiety Drug Overdoses in U.S. Hit Record Levels

Anxiety Drug Overdoses in U.S. Hit Record Levels

March 10, 2016

The rate of overdose deaths linked to benzodiazepine anxiety drugs outpaced the rate of prescriptions. What makes these widely prescribed drugs, commonly used for anxiety and sleep troubles, so deadly?