Published in Hospital Law Weekly, February 5th, 2009
During the study period, the average length of time sleep aids were used by adults under age 45 increased more than 40 percent -- rising from 64 days in 1998 to 93 days in 2006.
"Insomnia, a condition traditionally associated with older adults, appears to be causing larger numbers of young adults to turn to prescription sleep aids, and to depend on them for longer periods of time," said William Marder, PhD, senior vice president and general manager for the Healthcare business of...
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