OxyContin is among the drugs contributing to a rise in opioid abuse in the United States that has given rise to a dramatic increase in overdose deaths. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce a mutli-part program to combat the problem, including new efforts at medical schools to train doctors to provide fewer opiod painkillers.
OxyContin is among the drugs contributing to a rise in opioid abuse in the United States that has given rise to a dramatic increase in overdose deaths. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce a mutli-part program to combat the problem, including new efforts at medical schools to train doctors to provide fewer opiod painkillers. Toby Talbot AP
OxyContin is among the drugs contributing to a rise in opioid abuse in the United States that has given rise to a dramatic increase in overdose deaths. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce a mutli-part program to combat the problem, including new efforts at medical schools to train doctors to provide fewer opiod painkillers. Toby Talbot AP