After criminal convictions, many people with substance use disorder are placed on probation with the condition they remain completely drug free. They are often jailed when they relapse, setting back recovery and removing them from treatment that helps keep them clean. Is that fair, when relapse is a common symptom of their disease (and many others)?
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Experts discuss the new limits on Medicare prescriptions of opioids, and whether the limits will cause more pain for patients or if they will hinder the temptation to overprescribe.
Consumers who purchase medicines online for convenience and price are taking a big risk--experts say 97% of online "pharmacies" are rogue sites operating illegally. Often the medications they sell are counterfeit or substandard.