With all of the talk and speculation Prince and what caused his life to be abruptly cut short it is easy to get caught up in the sensational aspect of the story. If you are a true fan you are not buying all of the media reports about drugs. Prince didn’t use drugs, those closest to him know that to be a fact. In Defense Of Prince
I wanted to share this article that addresses the issue of pain medication and the responsibility physicians face when prescribing it for chronic pain. I’m not coming down on doctors, I have several family member that practice medicine, I just want to raise awareness that this is an epidemic and we should be outraged.
More than 3 out of 5 drug overdose deaths are due to an opioid drug or pain medication according to the CDC . Opoid deaths have quadrupled since 1999.