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Why Do Good People Need to Risk Addiction and Dying to Have the Kind of Relief They Deserve?

By: Lou Paradise It is now considered the 21st century epidemic drug problem of our time. Opioid Rx pain killers are killing more than pain; they are killing the people we love. It's an epidemic that is destroying families and eroding communities. How big is this problem? Well, the U.S. only accounts for 5% of the world's population, yet Americans consume 99% of the world's Vicodin and 84% of its Oxycontin.
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