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Cough Medicine Abuse in Teens

Reviewed By: Michael Smith, MD,

SOURCES: CHPA and CADCA: "A Dose of Prevention: Combating Medicine Abuse in Your Community." MedicineNet web site: "Teen Deaths May Be from DXM in Cough Medicines. "Partnership for a Drug-Free America web site: "The Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS): Teens 2008 Report." Make Up Your Own Mind about Cough Medicine web site (Partnership for a Drug-Free America): "Could a person really die from taking too much cough medicine?"

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