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The 3 main things leaders should focus on to curb opioid epidemic

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June 52017Oxy

Over the past two months I have been reading, researching, searching and thinking about articles and topics to blog about, things you want to read. I skim lots of stuff. I think we all do. Last week a headline caught my eye as I skimmed the BDN.

Ready for it? Maybe you saw it, too: Health officials vow to develop drugs to curb the opioid epidemic.

Vow! Isn’t that like a full-fledged promise? So, I slowed down and read this article. I hope you do too. Here is the part that had the most impact on me:

The goal is to rapidly bring to market three types of drugs: nonaddictive medications for chronic pain, better treatments for opioid addiction and improved methods of reversing opioid overdoses.

Click here to read the full article.


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