‘[M]any surveys put global health near the top of the list of what to slash. That is clearly a mistake,’ he continues and lists five reasons why global health applications ‘should be spared the chopping block.’ First, Frist says that ‘[g]lobal health initiatives save lives overseas’ and notes that ‘[PEPFAR] has directly saved an incredible number of lives, put kids back in school, and helped rescue entire societies from collapse over the past eight years.’ Second, these programs ‘protect U.S.‘In contrast, more than 260 different prescription pills, intended for adults typically, were involved in er visits for unsupervised exposures in young children,’ Lovegrove said. The most common ones were narcotics, such as buprenorphine, hydrocodone or oxycodone. Those were involved with 14 % of visits. They were followed by the psychiatric drugs referred to as benzodiazepines, including clonazepam and alprazolam , which were involved in 13 % of appointments. Dr. Rodney Baker, clinical director of the division of crisis medication at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, said, ‘I’ve seen the figures go down over the last many years.’ Baker thinks whatever pediatricians are doing to warn parents to keep medicines out of kids’ hands is working. Tamper-proof packaging may be helping keep kids from engaging in medications also, Baker said.