Jimmy Sullivan prepared for his job as a bricklayer the same way every morning for years: injecting a shot of heroin before leaving his car.
OPINION -- It will take more than wishful thinking and good intentions to end Oregon’s opioid abuse epidemic.
Twice a day, Angela and Nate Turner of Greenwood, Ind., put tiny strips that look like tinted tape under their tongues.
“They taste disgusting,” Angela says.
The epidemic of narcotic medication addiction and abuse is opening the door for a more hands-on approach to treating pain: physical therapy.