Surgeon General: Prescription painkillers are leading to thousands of deaths

Posted at 6:48 PM, Sep 06, 2016

Heroin is ruining lives in every county and city in Maryland and often times the addiction starts with a legal prescription drug. 

Every doctor in the nation recently received a letter from the surgeon general warning that prescription painkillers are leading to the deaths of tens of thousands of Americans each year.

Dr. Brian Morrison of Morrison Chiropractic joined ABC2's In Focus to discuss how doctors are trained to treat pain and what needs to change. 

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