The scourge of drug addiction has taken hold in many communities, much of it on account of the abuse of prescription painkillers such as Oxycontin, Percocet, and Vicodin.  The Center for Disease Control has just released the first ever guidelines on how the drugs should and shouldn’t be used. The drug companies fought hard against such a measure as they reap almost 2 billion dollars in the sales of these drugs each year.

Read more at the New York Times


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