USA: Death on Prescription

ARTE Reportage

13 min
Available from 07/02/2018 to 24/01/2021

Opioid drugs are now the biggest cause of death for the under 50s in the US, ahead of traffic accidents and firearms. The highly addictive OxyContin, prescribed as a painkiller has led to addiction and contributed to the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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Valérie Defert

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Valérie Defert

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