By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Close X

Dr. Drew On Call

Driven by current events, "Dr. Drew" on HLN focuses on the human - and human behavior - at the center of the story.

'Deadly Dose': Exploring nation's pill crisis

NEED TO KNOW
  • Prescription drugs now kill more people in America each year than car crashes
  • People using these perfectly legal drugs come from all walks of life

Over the next hour, three people in the United States will die from prescription pills.

The people who are using these perfectly legal drugs come from all walks of life. They may not think they’re doing anything wrong, but it’s becoming a deadly epidemic.

Prescription drugs now kill more people in America each year than car crashes.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital and CNN's chief medical correspondent, will explore this growing problem in a new documentary called “Deadly Dose” on CNN, Sunday, November 18 at 8 p.m.

In this video clip, Dr. Gupta and HLN’s Dr. Drew Pinsky discuss the problem that’s plaguing society.

Dr. Drew On Call airs Monday through Wednesday on HLN at 9 p.m. ET.  Follow the show on Facebook and Twitter @DrDrewHLN.


 

Join the conversation...

HLNtv.com welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.
Model Beverly Johnson latest to accuse Cosby
HLN On Air | See all 6335 items Model Beverly Johnson latest to accuse Cosby

Advertisement