How Big Pharma bribed docs to overprescribe opioids

A US $100 bill; Benjamin Franklin’s portrait has been replaced with an Oxycontin tablet.

I have complex chronic pain, and I’ve seen a lot of specialists. One of them prescribed long-term opioids for me. I dodged a bullet there, I think. Here’s a little story about how hard it is to know whether to trust your doctor when you have a pain condition.

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