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Long-term opioid addiction can start in the ER

Long-term opioid addiction can start in the ER

There’s a common thread in many accounts of opioid addiction: It all started with a single prescription after a minor injury or other medical issue.

There are plenty of culprits in the opioid epidemic raging across the country, including the pharmaceutical industry, drug traffickers and economic stagnation. But there is...

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