NBC continued its Trading Places series on issues facing the elderly and their adult children who happen to be NBC News correspondents. The latest concerned the parents of in-house physician Nancy Snyderman who are relocating from Fort Wayne to Princeton to be closer to their daughter.
CBS focused on a younger demographic. Sharyn Alfonsi looked into the latest fad among teenagers. A White House survey estimated that two millions teenagers abuse prescription pills to get high. "You may have to lock up grandma's medicine cabinet," Alfonsi warned. Most popped are Attention Deficit Disorder prescriptions like Adderall and painkillers like Oxycontin. "Only marijuana is more popular," she asserted, which is hard to believe. Surely alcohol tops the list as teenagers' favorite illicit buzz.
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