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Prescription Opioids: Humane Pain Relief or Big Pharma Bucks?

The post Prescription Opioids: Humane Pain Relief or Big Pharma Bucks? appeared first on Sober Nation. An unthinkable death toll continues to rise due to the opioid crisis in America. Since 2000, more than 165,000 people have lost their lives to opioid overdoses in the U.S. alone. Countless more now live with physical dependence and addiction. Families and communities are left with endless questions, but very few answers.
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