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An opioid epidemic is what happens when pain is treated only with pills

An opioid epidemic is what happens when pain is treated only with pills | Washington Post | December 23, 2016
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December 23, 2016
Too many opioids. Not enough opioids. Behold the opioid paradox. The United States is in the midst of a massive opioid epidemic, as The Washington Post and other news organizations have documented extensively. In 2015, more than 33,000 people died from overdoses of opioids, meaning prescription painkillers, heroin, fentanyl or any combination. That easily keeps […]Related:Ebola vaccine shown to be ‘highly protective’ against deadly virus in major trialMystery of the spike in deaths between Christmas and New Year’s gets curiouser and curiouserCDC sends $184 million in Zika funding to states as Texas reports new case

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