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FDA Trying To Curb Overdoses From Painkillers

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FDA Trying To Curb Overdoses From Painkillers

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FDA Trying To Curb Overdoses From Painkillers

FDA Trying To Curb Overdoses From Painkillers

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Millions of American pain sufferers rely daily on drugs such as oxycodone, fentanyl and methadone. The Food and Drug Administration is trying to curb overdoses while maintaining access to critical pain medications.

Scott Finn of West Virginia Public Broadcasting reports.