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What doctors facing the opioid crisis need next

A user prepares to take heroin on a New York City street in the South Bronx on Oct. 7

HOW DO YOU CONFRONT AN EPIDEMIC that has claimed more lives than the HIV/AIDS crisis at its peak? How do you counteract a system that incentivizes the flow of prescription painkillers from doctors to patients and ends up getting 3 million Americans addicted each year? And how do you reverse surging demand for prescription opioids’ illegal substitutes, which are more damaging and toxic but far cheaper and

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