Overcoming Opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 04:51 in Health & Medicine

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers - he'd been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing....

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