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Scripps ED Physician Discusses Abuse of Anti-Anxiety Drugs with KPBS

Roneet Lev says stricter controls needed to prevent deaths

Dr. Roneet Lev and Kenny Goldberg, KPBS

KPBS reporter Kenny Goldberg interviews Roneet Lev, MD.

Roneet Lev says stricter controls needed to prevent deaths

Roneet Lev, MD, director of emergency medicine at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, recently discussed the dangers of abusing anti-anxiety drugs.


The number of overdose deaths involving these drugs has sharply risen in recent years.


Read the story or listen to the radio report on KPBS: Deaths linked to anti-anxiety drugs rise, but fly under the radar

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