Heroin use increase; chronic pain and addiction

Drug enforcement agencies, health pros see increased use of heroin
Gainesville Times
Jose Galaviz was abusing drugs, including injecting heroin, when he wound up in ... According to the National Institute on Drug Addiction, in 2011, 4.2 million ...

An epidemic of chronic pain
Boston Globe
To put it bluntly, chronic-pain patients all too often are seen as potential drugabusers ... That vilification is based on somewhat exaggerated fears ofaddiction.

Boston Globe

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