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Researchers Race to Curb Escalating Opioid Crisis

Over the past 15 years, opioid painkillers have become the go-to medical treatment for pain, leading to an epidemic of addiction, according to experts. In a recent series of special reports, The Cincinnati Enquirer explores this complex problem and possible solutions.

In the most recent report, researchers at Cincinnati Children’s are profiled as they explore how our genes might determine the risk of addiction.

Read the most recent story from The Cincinnati Enquirer.

Read more of the newspaper’s series of reports, including the dilemma for patients, how doctors are coping and more about the root of the problem.

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