A surgeon explains how opioid makers trick doctors into prescribing painkillers | Curio

A surgeon explains how opioid makers trick doctors into prescribing painkillers

12 mins | Oct 18, 2019

She saw how the industry works, but she couldn't foresee the impacts of oxycontin on her own son. So pervasive is the marketing of opioids to health professionals, that a surgeon's own family was not immune. Writing in Salon, Doctor Gayle Woodson recounts her story, offering both a personal and professional insight to the opioid crisis.

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