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Prescription Drugs Can Lead to Addiction for Teens

Deaths from drug overdoses have increased significantly in recent years across the United States, becoming the leading cause of accidental death in our country. These deaths are driven largely by an explosion in addiction to opioids, a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin as well as legal prescription pain relievers, such as oxycodone, codeine and morphine. This

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