Opioids: America's Highly Addictive Drug

"In most countries, the use of opioid prescriptions is limited to acute hospitalization and trauma, such as burns, surgery, childbirth and end-of-life care, including patients with cancer and terminal illnesses. But in the United States, every adult in America can have 'a bottle of pills and then some,' U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has said publicly."

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