Solving the painkiller crisis: It’s in the hands of doctors

The Globe and Mail

Somewhere in Canada this year, a car accident claimed the life of someone who was taking eight different kinds of potent painkillers. We don’t know the person’s name, age, gender or even where the crash took place – just that he or she is one of the nearly 2,500 such death reports sent to Health Canada’s “adverse drug reaction” database.

Solving the painkiller crisis: It’s in the hands of doctors – The Globe and Mail.

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