Accidental prescription drug poisoning on the rise
GRAND FORKS -- As more adults are using prescription drugs to manage aches, pains and chronic illness, there's been a spike in accidental poisonings in children, according to a study published in the July issue of Pediatrics, the official journal the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Children younger than 5 are at the highest risk, the study found.
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