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.