Posts made in October, 2016


More than half of drug overdoes deaths each year relate to opioids. These death now exceed those caused by motor vehicle accidents. Many people start their nightmare descent into opioid addiction after using a legal prescription. The pattern is common: they get hooked and then can’t get legal refills. So, they buy opiates on the street, or steal them. Or, they turn to heroin because its cheaper. A growing number of advocates,...

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