Overcoming Opioids: Easing an epidemic 1 doctor at a time

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 09:52 in Health & Medicine

MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- The U.S. opioid epidemic began in doctors' offices as drug companies marketed the pills to an ever-widening circle of patients. An estimated 2 million Americans are now addicted to opioid pain relievers and nearly half of all opioid overdose deaths involve prescription drugs....

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