New strategies to combat opioid addiction
from Medical Xpress
In 2000, a doctor from tiny St. Paul, Virginia, asked the School of Medicine for help with a terrible problem. Art Van Zee, M.D., a physician in a community clinic, reported that opioid abuse was sweeping Appalachian coal country like a tsunami. People he had cared for since infancy were overdosing on the prescription painkiller OxyContin. How could this disaster be stopped?
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