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Chronic Pain Therapy


Prescription narcotic painkillers in the U.S. will now come with warning labels about the risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose and death. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control called addiction to opioid painkillers an epidemic. VOA's Carol Pearson reports the health agency has asked doctors and patients to rethink the use of these drugs and to review alternative ways of relieving pain.

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