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Parents numb to misuse of narcotic pain meds by youth, new poll shows

Only 1 in 5 parents say they are very concerned about children, teens misusing narcotics, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health

ANN ARBOR, Mich. –  Despite data on rising rates of abuse and overdoses of narcotic pain medicines across all age groups, in a new poll from the University of Michigan, most parents said they are not very concerned about misuse of these medicines by children and teens.

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