Watch Live: News Conference about man and son found dead in Toone, TN

FDA Pushes For Warning Labels On Prescription Meds

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(Silver Spring, MD) The Food and Drug Administration wants stronger warning labels on prescription painkillers like Oxycontin and Vicodin.

The new label reminds doctors and patients the drugs can be deadly if misused and are only for patients in constant pain.

Abuse of prescription painkillers is up more than 12 percent.