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The Painkiller Problem

June 22nd, 2016
June is National Safety Month, and in 2016, the organizers decided to focus on four areas: medication safety and prescription painkiller abuse; driving, biking and working safely; first aid and emergency preparedness; and preventing slips, trips and falls. These are all important, but right now, I’d like to concentration on the problem with painkillers. It’s more than a “problem” actually. Everything I read refers to the issue of prescription painkiller abuse as an American…