Video: Can we make opioids less addictive?

Can we make opioids less addictive? (video)
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Opioids are the most powerful painkillers we have, but they're incredibly addictive.

Tens of thousands of people in the U.S. die of an opioid overdose every year.

Will we ever have drugs that are just as good at getting rid of pain but without the and overdose?


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