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Kaiser Health News reports

By Sharing Painkillers, Friends And Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study

As lawmakers grapple with how best to combat the nation’s prescription painkiller abuse crisis, a recent survey is shedding light on how patients who get these medications  — drugs such as OxyContin, methadone or Vicodin — sometimes share or mishandle them.

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