Jeff Stier, an associate director of the American Council on Science and Health, has a timely opinion piece in the New York Sun about OxyContin -- specifically, about not throwing the baby out with the bathwater. He reminds us that despite all the ill press around OxyContin's addictive potential, crime rings arising around its distribution, and its manufacturers "ethically challenged" marketing tactics, it's important to remember one key thing about OxyContin: for treating pain, it's very, very effective.
Don't Forget OxyContin Has Benefits, Too
By ACSH Staff — May 24, 2007
By ACSH Staff