Public health officials are focusing on doctors’ offices, where OxyContin, Vicodin and other high-strength opioids are widely prescribed for chronic pain, even as limited evidence exists about their long-term benefits and risks.
Public health officials are focusing on doctors’ offices, where OxyContin, Vicodin and other high-strength opioids are widely prescribed for chronic pain, even as limited evidence exists about their long-term benefits and risks. Toby Talbot AP
Public health officials are focusing on doctors’ offices, where OxyContin, Vicodin and other high-strength opioids are widely prescribed for chronic pain, even as limited evidence exists about their long-term benefits and risks. Toby Talbot AP

Local

February 20, 2016 5:58 PM

Fatal N.C. overdoses hit record levels

Suggested for you

  Comments  

Videos

Editor's Choice Videos