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The Opioid Crisis — A Case of Mass Homicide?

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

opioid pain treatment

Story at-a-glance

  • The inappropriate treatment approach to back pain and post-surgical pain from tonsillectomies and wisdom teeth removal are driving forces behind the opioid epidemic


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