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Local doctor trying to alleviate opioid crisis

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A local doctor is trying to revolutionize the approach of managing patients pain while alleviating the opioid crisis. Doctor James Van Horne, an orthopedic surgeon in Grants Pass, practices using the the treatment plan called “Patient Optimizing, Opioid …

Pain pill crackdown hurts many

Tampa, Fla. — (WFLA) State and federal crackdowns on prescription drug abuse have led to unintended consequences for chronic pain patients who rely on narcotics to function, patients and doctors tell NBC News affiliate WFLA. Patti DeSalvo called 8 On Your Side …