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OxyContin Patients, Then & Now

"Videos of patient testimonials sent to doctors in the late-1990s reveal how marketing trumped science as more and more prescriptions for chronic pain were written. The patients and their families speak out then and now."


See also:

* Los Angeles Times: 'You Want A Description Of Hell?' OxyContin's 12-Hour Problem.

* New York Times: Origins Of An Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused.

* The Center for Public Integrity/AP: Opioid Makers Paid Millions To Advocacy Groups That Promoted Their Painkillers Amid Addiction Epidemic.

* Belleville News-Democrat: When You Call The Illinois Opioid Hotline, Someone In Boston Answers.

* WBEZ: Chicago's Black Communities Hit Hardest In Opioid Overdoses.

* Reason: A Chicago Tribune Columnist Thinks Helping Opioid Users Is 'Accommodating' Them.

* Kaiser Health News: Giuliani's Consulting Firm Helped Halt Purdue Opioid Investigation In Florida.


Comments welcome.


Posted on September 28, 2018

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