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Bel Marra Health Reports on a New Harvard Study: Abuse of Prescription Drugs and Alcohol on the Steady Upswing
Date:3/29/2013

Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 29, 2013

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study that outlines how the abuse of prescription drugs is now falling in line with alcohol and narcotic drug abuse.

As Bel Marra Health reports in its article (http://www.belmarrahealth.com/general-health-2/are-prescriptions-more-dangerous-than-drug-abuse/) British Researchers analyzed 20 different drugs and found that alcohol was the most harmful. The researchers pointed out that when you look at car crashes, boating accidents, homicides, domestic violence, suicides, fires, child abuse, and drowning; the number one cause is alcohol. Statistics show that alcohol accounts for nearly 4 percent of deaths worldwide. According to the U.S Library of Medicine 18 million adult Americans are either alcoholics or have a problem with alcohol.

Some medical researchers believe the reason alcohol is one of the most dangerous drugs is because it is so accessible. Cigarettes are full of toxins and smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. For this reason, medical professors at the University of Virginia Health System have declared smoking one of the most dangerous drugs. Again, it is perfectly legal; yet close to half a million people in the U.S alone, die every year as a result of smoking.

As the Bel Marra Health article reads, staff at St. Joseph’s Medical Centre in Detroit agrees that smoking is perhaps one of the worst drugs to grip not only America, but the world. They also insist misuse of prescribed pain medication is one of the most dangerous drug situations facing the country. Emergency room doctors are
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