October 27, 2016

Opioid epidemic demands greater access to key medications: Govt. report

Access to medications that help opioid addicts kick the habit isn't keeping pace with the raging prescription painkiller and heroin epidemic that's battering every corner of the U.S., government investigators said Thursday.

Many of the 1,400 opioid treatment programs that administer drugs like methadone to help patients stave off withdrawal ...

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