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How one letter led America down the path of opioid addiction
 

How one letter led America down the path of opioid addiction

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How did a single one-paragraph letter published in a science journal lead to the opioid epidemic in America?
 
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7 Jun 2017 - General
 
Thank you for sharing the article. It was a interesting one. I would encourage anyone who might be interested to go through the coverage by Washington Post on this well(https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/06/02/how-the-opioid-crisis-traces-back-to-a-five-sentence-scholarly-letter-from-1980/). It provides a good analysis of the entire story. The original letter can be found on http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJM198001103020221. This story tells us of the importance that m...
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