With Rise Of Painkiller Abuse, A Closer Look At Heroin
The amount of prescription painkillers sold to pharmacies, hospitals and doctors' offices quadrupled between 1999 and 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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#1 Nov 3, 2013
In the UK heroin is used to treat pain. It has none of the unpleasant side effects of morphine and is much more effective at controlling severe pain.
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