Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Wonder Valley author writes on the negative effects of limiting opioids

"In recent years, the growing number of Americans addicted to prescription pain medications has become staggering. And when obtaining such highly addictive drugs becomes difficult, addicts are turning to heroin in massive numbers because it’s a cheap and often readily available substitute. The result of these trends is an enormous and rapidly growing health problem, as well as a huge law enforcement challenge."

From Facing the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic,
Published in Clinical Lab Products magazine on February 22, 2016 Author Gary Tufel is a full-time resident of Wonder Valley.