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In Drug Epidemic, Resistance to Medication Costs Lives

Doctors and brain researchers agree that medications such as buprenorphine, methadone and naltrexone are the most effective anti-addiction weapons available. But as the country’s opioid epidemic worsens, only about a fifth of the people who would benefit from the medications are getting them. By Christine Vestal Stateline Marvin Seppala wrote a book on conquering drug […]