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Heroin in America: From Patient to Addict

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Heroin in America: From Patient to Addict

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Heroin in America: From Patient to Addict

Heroin in America: From Patient to Addict

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Many drug addicts trace their problem back to work-related injuries. They got hooked on painkillers they received from their doctors, and turned to heroin when they couldn't get those prescriptions renewed. Susan Chisholm reports in the third of a five-part series on a growing addiction crisis.

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