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Study: ‘Ubiquitous’ Nature Of Painkillers Lands Kids — Even Toddlers — In The ER

As the nation continues to confront an epidemic of opioid and prescription painkiller addiction and overdoses, its victims seem to flood emergency rooms. But a study out Monday highlights a surprising group of patients suffering from opioid poisoning at rates that have also marked a dramatic increase: adolescents, children and even toddlers

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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