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Opioid Poisoning in Toddlers Increases 205%

The toll opiates are taking on the U.S. population is growing uncomfortably familiar, and causing enough harm that opioid abuse has prompted the Obama Administration to… 469 more words

Lessons I’ve Learned from Taking Prescription Painkillers (Part 2)

**Note- these are my personal experiences and should not be taken as medical advice. All prescription medications that I refer to are drugs that I was prescribed by a doctor for orthopedic and neuropathic knee pain following two different surgeries within a three-year period. 1,265 more words

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Lessons I've Learned from Taking Prescription Painkillers (Part 1)

**Note- these are my personal experiences and should not be taken as medical advice. All prescription medications that I refer to are drugs that I was prescribed by a doctor for orthopedic and neuropathic knee pain following two different surgeries within a three-year period. 1,884 more words

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Painkillers Are Increasingly Prescribed After Low-Risk Surgery

Addiction to painkillers is a growing epidemic in the U.S., fueled in large part by changing ways that doctors are expected to help their patients address pain. 319 more words