The 5th “Vital Sign” & the Painkiller Epidemic (Part II of V)

By | August 6th, 2014|Behavioral Health|

Last week (in Part I of this 5-part series) I introduced the idea that contemporary pain management strategies have resulted in an epidemic of painkiller misuse and abuse that’s killing large numbers of people.  In fact, misuse and abuse of opiate prescription painkillers takes out more people every year than car crashes.  The run-up to the [...]