Dr. Jeanmarie Perrone is an emergency physician, medical toxicologist, and professor of emergency medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
One prescription drug is keeping some addicts from dying. So why isn’t it more widespread? A story of regulation, stigma, and the potentially fatal faith in abstinence.
How pharma greed, government subsidies, and a push to make pain the “fifth vital sign” kicked off a crisis that costs $80 billion a year and has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans.
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Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Episode Count
2
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
1 hour, 33 minutes