Benzodiazepines are prescribed to treat anxiety, depression and sleep issues For every 10 extra days the pills were prescribed for, long-term use risk doubled The recommended use is no more than four weeks but many are prescribed the drugs for as long as eight months Millions of elderly Americans are becoming highly addicted to anti-anxiety medicines that treat depression, anxiety and sleep issues, a new study had warned.
Hal the robot boy is convulsing. His head shakes back and forth so rapidly, it looks like he’s vibrating. His eyelids droop over his blue eyes and his mouth is ajar. He makes no sound, other than the faint whirs of his motors. Hal was built to suffer.