Opioid task force formed

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,

Opioids are powerful drugs that can relieve pain, but have proven fatal when misused. U.S. deaths involving opioids are rising, and the resulting health crisis is referred to as the opioid epidemic. People are dying in numbers that exceed the death toll seen during the peak of the AIDS epidemic. 

 
 
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