A Bioethicist's Personal Struggle With Opioids Travis Rieder became dependent on opioids after a motorcycle accident in 2015 that crushed his left foot, and forced him to endure six surgeries. His book 'In Pain' draws on his insights as a patient, and his subsequent research into pain medicine, to examine the larger problems and dilemmas surrounding prescription opioids and the larger opioid crisis.
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A Bioethicist's Personal Struggle With Opioids

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A Bioethicist's Personal Struggle With Opioids

A Bioethicist's Personal Struggle With Opioids

A Bioethicist's Personal Struggle With Opioids

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Travis Rieder became dependent on opioids after a motorcycle accident in 2015 that crushed his left foot, and forced him to endure six surgeries. His book 'In Pain' draws on his insights as a patient, and his subsequent research into pain medicine, to examine the larger problems and dilemmas surrounding prescription opioids and the larger opioid crisis.