Victoria Bekiempis is a contributor to the Village Voice, writing for the food and news blogs, as well as occasional features. Her work has appeared in Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, Skeptic, the Associated Press, Christian Science Monitor and various daily newspapers. In her off-time, Victoria is training for a Kilimanjaro trek
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Tuesday, April 10, 2012
America's Prescription Drug Addiction Suggests a Sick Nation
We Americans really like to pop pills. The Associated Press has just reported that we're increasingly strung out on prescription opioids, with sales ballooning from 2000 to 2010.