With Rise Of Painkiller Abuse, A Closer Look At Heroin

There are 1 comment on the National Public Radio story from Nov 2, 2013, titled With Rise Of Painkiller Abuse, A Closer Look At Heroin. In it, National Public Radio reports that:

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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Sterkrontein Swartkrans

Warrington, PA

#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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