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'How it killed my son' - the pills to avoid

Global management consultancy McKinsey & Co has agreed to pay nearly $600 million for 'turbo-charging' the sales of highly addictive opioid painkillers. Normalisation and promotion of Purdue Pharma's OxyContin since the late 1990s has long been recognised as the genesis for America's opioid epidemic which has killed more than half a million people. Addictive opioid painkillers are often a gateway to illicit opioids like heroin. We find out the true cost of America's other epidemic with Greg McNeil whose son Sam died of a heroin overdose aged 28, author Beth Macy who has written extensively about the crisis in her book 'Dopesick' and Rand Corporation researcher Rebecca Haffajee who has spent years studying the policies around opioids in the US.

The Square: America’s opioid epidemic

The Square: America’s opioid epidemic

US Opioid Crisis: Record number of deaths by overdose in NYC

US Opioid Crisis: Record number of deaths by overdose in NYC

Dark web drug dealers choose to ban fentanyl

Dark web drug dealers choose to ban fentanyl

Interview with Micgael S Vigil on US Opioid Crisis

Interview with Micgael S Vigil on US Opioid Crisis

New Yorker angry at Governor Cuomo! + Twitter lies, Boulder suspect NOT White

New Yorker angry at Governor Cuomo! + Twitter lies, Boulder suspect NOT White

A dream becomes a nightmare, ex-footballers speak out about being sexually abused

A dream becomes a nightmare, ex-footballers speak out about being sexually abused

AstraZeneca ‘effective and safe’

AstraZeneca ‘effective and safe’

The rising star of Rishi Sunak

The rising star of Rishi Sunak

3/3: Burning Bansky and Non Fungible Tokens

3/3: Burning Bansky and Non Fungible Tokens

2/3: White men can’t translate?

2/3: White men can’t translate?

1/3: Where next for Piers Morgan?

1/3: Where next for Piers Morgan?

Should Harry and Meghan be stripped of their titles?

Should Harry and Meghan be stripped of their titles?

Is cancel culture a modern day witch-hunt?

Is cancel culture a modern day witch-hunt?

Nigel Farage: 'I wouldn't send my kids to one'

Nigel Farage: 'I wouldn't send my kids to one'

GameStop battle explained

GameStop battle explained

22 men, a 30 hour delay, anyone care?

22 men, a 30 hour delay, anyone care?

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