Epidemic of Opioid Abuse Is Top Health News of 2017

THURSDAY, Dec. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The millions of Americans caught in the grip of an addiction to opioids — prescription painkillers or heroin — remained the leading health news story of the past year. https://www.webmd.com/drug-medication/news/20171228/top-health-story-of-2017-opioid-abuse-epidemic#1

The Opioid Crisis Comes to the Workplace

Addiction to prescription pain medication has taken a staggering toll on America: According to one accounting, overdoses killed more people in one year than guns and car accidents combined. https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/12/workers-dying-overdoses/549008/