There is an opioid epidemic, with increasing overdose deaths from both prescription drugs and illegal drugs. Just how addictive are opioids? It appears they are safe when used appropriately, but there is a high risk of abuse, and they are deadly when misused, especially OxyContin. We are in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Prescription opioids are being over-prescribed and… READ MORE "Just How Addictive Are Opioids?"