The Middle Edges
About This Show
In a world of extremes, some of the best lessons are learned around the edges. In The Middle Edges, we explore those boundaries in society and culture between extremes, where things connect and disconnect, engage and repel.
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Drugmakers are Making Us Drug Addicts
The current addiction crisis involves the terrible connection between the over-prescription opiates by American doctors (things like popular painkillers like OxyContin and morphine) and the connection to the growing use of and dependence on street heroin. But I’m actually talking about a drug addiction crisis that began much earlier and primarily involved middle-class American women, whose only mistake was trusting that drug manufacturers and family physicians had thoroughly vetted the medications they were producing and prescribing. The trust was that your physician cared most for you .. when in fact, a physician can care more about income. Read the AP story online, about the current crisis of this issue: Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis. #PoliticsofPain