It’s been almost a month since the Centers for Disease Control hosted the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in Atlanta, GA. There, some surprising truths about opiate addiction were unveiled. For instance, deaths due to prescription opiate overdoses have quintupled since 1980. In the previous decade, there were 125,000 deaths due to painkiller overdose. And, according to the CDC, for every overdose death, there are 115 people addicted to prescription painkillers, 26...
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