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text Pain killer : an empire of deceit and the origin of America's opioid epidemic

Summary
"Between 1999 and 2017, an estimated 250,000 Americans died from overdoses involving prescription painkillers, a plague ignited by the aggressive marketing of OxyContin by its maker, Purdue Pharma. Purdue, owned by a wealthy and secretive family--... Read more
Contents

Book of the Dead -- Pill hill -- The war against pain -- Secrets of dendur -- A pot of gold -- Senior night -- Hot Spots -- Kiddie dope -- Purple peelers -- The body Count -- A reckoning -- Empire of deceit -- The war against pain revisited.

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text
Description
xii, 223 pages ; 22 cm
Publisher
Random House 2018

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TADL-WOOD 362.29 MEI in Adult Non-fiction Available

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