Our response to overdose deaths is to target pain patients and their doctors, when most know that this is not the source of the problem.
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Supervised heroin therapy is used in several countries, including Switzerland.
For weeks now, Ontario's Minister of Health, Deb Matthews, has been trading barbs with federal Health Minister, Leona Aglukkaq, over whether or not she should intervene in Health Canada's decision to approve the generic version of the painkiller oxycodone. As this debate plays out and the attention starts to focus on the intergovernmental conflict instead of the important public health debate, we must not lose sight of three simple facts.
CRANBROOK, B.C. - People in southeast British Columbia are dying from prescription opioid overdoses at the same rate that they're dying in drunk driving accidents.The findings are contained in a resea...