Drug abuse

Addressing Two Epidemics: Chronic Pain and Addiction

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Two devastating epidemics are raging across America: an epidemic of chronic pain, which affects 116 million Americans, and an epidemic of opioid abuse and addiction, which has 2 million Americans in its grip, with tens of thousands dying annually of opioid overdoses. These two epidemics are causally related. A monumental increase in the number of […]