Sleeping Pill Use on the Rise

By: CBS
By: CBS

More young adults are turning to sleeping pills to get some shut-eye.

A new study shows adults ages 18-24 tripled their use of prescription sleep aids between 1998 and 2006.

Experts say college dorms are noisier these days making it harder for college-age students to get much needed sleep.


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