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Newspaper/Magazine Article

Opioid addiction is the biggest drug epidemic in U.S. history. How'd we get here?

Leung PTM, Macdonald EM, Stanbrook MB, et al. New England Journal of Medicine. 2017;376.

The current opioid epidemic is a critical patient safety priority. The news video reports on factors that led to the increasing use of prescription opioids and serves as a prologue for a series of broadcasts looking at various facets of the problem and strategies for improvement.