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Health: March 2013 Archives

Dr Mike Evans on prescription drug addiction

mfm_logo-01.jpgHundreds of thousands of Canadians rely on opioids -- from Percocet to Oxycontin to Vicodin -- to relieve pain that simply will not go away. But as we now know, many of these prescription drugs can be dangerously addictive and have serious side-effects.  Still, that's a risk many chronic pain sufferers are willing to take.  Today our house doctor, Dr Mike Evans has more on the pros and cons of opioids.
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