Half of Adolescents Misuse Prescriptions

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Half of Adolescents Misuse Prescriptions Recently, Quest Diagnostics conducted a study where they found that one in two adolescent patients between the ages of 10 and 17 are misusing their prescription medication. Misuse of prescription medication can be defined as a patient either combining prescribed medications with non-prescribed medication or skipping doses of prescription medication. The current study tested over 2.5 million people of all ages across the United States. Remarkably, the study showed that the...

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