Prescription to Addiction: Painkillers Fuel Ohio’s New Drug Epidemic

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A silent epidemic is taking its toll in Ohio, killing more people every year than motor vehicle crashes.

The cause? Accidental drug overdoses — especially of heroin and prescription painkillers.

The victims are young and old, rural and urban, rich and poor. They leave behind families that are broken, some beyond repair.

https://www.chillicothegazette.com/article/20091206/NEWS01/91203016/Special-report-Rx-death?odyssey=nav%7Chead

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