Hydrocodone is one of many prescription opioids involved in the opioid epidemic.
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The Opioid Epidemic: What You Need to Know

The opioid epidemic has received national attention recently thanks to the president’s address and a growing number of lawsuits against opioid producers. However, the crisis has been steadily worsening for over a decade. For me, opioids continue to be a growing problem in family law. They lead to parents losing custody and children losing parents, …

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Most opioid addictions begin with prescription pills such as OxyContin or Percocet.
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Congress, Big Pharma, and the Opioid Crisis

The Washington Post and “60 Minutes” released a report this weekend revealing how Congress and pharmaceutical companies deliberately allowed the opioid crisis in America to worsen by passing a law that crippled the Drug Enforcement Administration’s ability to combat the epidemic. The opioid epidemic itself has resulted in over 200,000 deaths in the past two decades, …

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The majority of opioid addictions start with prescription opioids given after surgery.
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Prescription Opioids- Addiction in Medicine’s Clothing

The opioid epidemic is a problem quickly shifting to the forefront of American consciousness, but it seems many people fail to grasp the breadth of the issue and just how close to home it truly is. For many people, the word “opioid” conjures up television images of too-skinny junkies in filthy rooms, or delinquent teenagers …

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