'Prescription Thugs': New Documentary Looks at America's Legal Drug Abuse Problem
(Fox News, Jan. 31) In a new documentary, "Prescription Thugs," filmmaker Chris Bell examines the epidemic of prescription drug abuse, called the worst epidemic in America by addiction experts. Bell's older brother died from prescription pill overdose, and he himself became an addict after he was prescribed medication for an injury. He says he was someone who was never addicted to anything and was excited about working out and playing sports. It's a behavioral issue, and one that patients and doctors need to figure out together, he says. READ MORE.