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"The Demand for Opioids"

  • Aired: 01/17/2018
  • 15:38
  • Rating: NR
The crisis of opioid addiction is a relatively new problem in America. Prior to the mid-90s, the use of opioids to treat pain was limited. Pharmaceutical companies began telling physicians that opioid pain relievers were safe, effective and non-addictive. Around the same time, doctors were being pressured to treat patients more aggressively.
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Prior to the mid-90s, the use of opioids to treat pain was limited.
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