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Last week, in an interview with author and surgeon Atul Gawande, Sarah Kliff asked about the opioid epidemic: “We started it,” Gawande told me flatly. He argued that health providers are at the root of the country’s staggering opioid epidemic. He didn’t blame the pharmaceutical companies — although there is good evidence that they played […]
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