Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 07:30 in Health & Medicine
The move to replace the prescription painkiller OxyContin with a newer formulation less prone to misuse won't solve the crisis of widespread abuse, experts say, unless there is additional training for physicians and treatment for addicts.
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