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I’ve written about some of the problems with potent pain medications in a previous article. Palm Beach County has the highest per capita drug rehab population in the country. Lots of patients come to see us because they are looking for alternatives to pain pills because they fear that they could become dependent or addicted to them.
In this week’s episode of Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver brilliantly tackles the problem with prescription painkillers in a way that is way more interesting and impactful than I ever could.
Take some time, and get familiar with some of the big issues with this problem.
– Dr. Chung