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Delivered ‘Like A Pizza’: Why Killer Drug Fentanyl Is So Hard To Stop

Delivered ‘Like A Pizza’: Why Killer Drug Fentanyl Is So Hard To Stop

By Martha Bebinger, WBUR The latest chart of overdose deaths in Massachusetts shows a climbing blue line labeled “fentanyl.” Pick a spot on that line in mid-August and picture…

Do opioids make pain worse?

Peter Grace, University of Colorado The opium poppy is arguably the oldest painkiller known to man, with its use being described by the ancient civilizations. Opium mimics the body’s…