Doctors, Officials Fight Against Prescription Drug Addiction

New Hampshire ranks fourth in the nation for deadly methadone overdoses, and health professionals and law enforcement are battling to keep it and other prescription drugs out of the wrong hands.
Doctors said abuse of prescription drugs is a growing problem.
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“Fifty million Americans have admitted to misusing prescription opiates — one in five,” said Dr. P.K. Suchdev of Pain Solutions. “It is a huge problem. It’s an epidemic in this country.”

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