Hidden Population - By Mary McGrath

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Eleven-year-old Deborah Brown lined up 12 pills. It was a potent mix of medications, including secobarbital, phenobarbital and methaqualone. Even a small mistake in dosing could be fatal. The pills were for Deborah’s mother to be taken every six hours to ease the pain of aggressively metastasizing cancer.
 

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