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How to Take Opioids and Not Get Addicted

It might not seem like a big deal to take a pain med prescribed by your doctor. But if the drug falls into the opioid category, you may want to have a deeper conversation with your physician. Opioid medications—such as codeine, oxycodone, and fentanyl—work by attaching to opioid receptors in the body and brain …

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