Prescription Painkillers: a Gateway to Addiction for More than 50 Percent of Women

The New York Times asserts “Experts in addiction say that the use of medications like Vicodin, OxyContin and oxycodone—all opiates like heroin—has altered the landscape of addiction and relapse, in ways that affect both current users and former ones.” One of the biggest changes has been the link between non-medical—use without a prescription, use for … Continue reading Prescription Painkillers: a Gateway to Addiction for More than 50 Percent of Women

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