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Prescription opioids – drugs that work similarly to opium, including OxyContin, Vicodin, Percocet and others – are the number-one cause of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. That includes overdoses from illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine. In 2010, prescription opioids accounted for 44 percent of all U.S. overdose deaths. It’s a huge problem and drug companies are turning to a solution through chemically altering the drugs so that drug abusers can’t crush to a powder to snort or inject. [1]

Despite what will finally happen with painkillers, the main problem is our addition to medicine it self.

For everything that happens to us, we immediatelly turn to medicine in order to find the suitable drug. But our life is not just the chemistry in our bodies. As soon as we realize that, the less we will feel the urge to use medicine every time we cough…