"There are Better Things to Use": Why Sleeping Pills Shouldn't Be the First Defense Against Insomnia
A conversation about sleeping pills and dependency with Dr. Marc Leavey, of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
Heather, a 25 year-old retail supervisor in Indiana, used to count herself among them.
Dr. Jennifer Leigh discusses her horrifying experiences with benzodiazepine withdrawal and her continued efforts to help the countless other addicts out there.
Will Rosewood's most competent liar climb on the benzo bandwagon?
Benzodiazepines were supposed to replace barbiturates as a safe, effective treatment for anxiety. More than 50 years after first appearing in America's medicine cabinets, these highly-addictive psychotropic drugs are on track to becoming the world's favorite sleeping pill. Shouldn't we be worried?
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