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Nearly three years ago I wrote how the science behind US opioid policies was deeply fla
The American Medical Association was two years late to the party when it issued its first statement
Heroin, not oxycodone or hydrocodone, is by far the most dangerous opiate on the street. But technically, it isn't dangerous at all. And it's not necessarily a "street" drug because It can be legal. Confused?
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