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Senior COPD patients experience increased heart-related deaths with opioid use: Study

There is currently a drug overdose crisis in America. It is not due to seedy drug dealers selling drugs to addicts—the current addiction stems from prescription drugs. Opioid medications are some of the most common pain-relieving drugs on the market, … The post Senior COPD patients experience increased heart-related deaths with opioid use: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
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