Democratic senators, led by Chuck Schumer of New York, call on Senate Republicans this month to support the passage of emergency funding in addition to legislation to tackle the prescription opioid and heroin crisis.
Democratic senators, led by Chuck Schumer of New York, call on Senate Republicans this month to support the passage of emergency funding in addition to legislation to tackle the prescription opioid and heroin crisis. Olivier Douliery Getty Images
Democratic senators, led by Chuck Schumer of New York, call on Senate Republicans this month to support the passage of emergency funding in addition to legislation to tackle the prescription opioid and heroin crisis. Olivier Douliery Getty Images

The epidemic of opioid addiction

February 20, 2016 11:24 AM

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