SCOTCH PLAINS – The wide use of prescription drugs, pain relievers and over-the-counter medications also mean more medication emergencies. Accidental overdoses are now the nation’s second leading cause of accidental death, behind automobile crashes.
Do you know what a medication emergency looks like? Do you know how much you should take or what drugs don’t go together? Did you know you can overdose on over-the-counter medications?
Learn to keep your family safe at a special program June 21 at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center, 2120 Lamberts Mill Road, Scotch Plains. The program features Dr. Michael Bernstein, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway.
Board certified in Emergency and Internal Medicine, Dr. Bernstein is a member of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.
The program is free and open to the public. To register for this invaluable program, call the RWJ Rahway Community Education Department at 1-732-499-6193.
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