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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that most new heroin addicts first became hooked on prescription painkillers, such as oxycodone, before graduating to heroin, which is cheaper. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Tales Of Corporate Painkiller Pushing: 'The Death Rates Just Soared'

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Stephen Root On 'Barry,' 'Office Space' And Why 'Less Is More' In Acting

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How A Few 'Renegade' Thinkers Helped Usher In A New Era Of Anthropology

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Jill Heinerth says Dan's Cave on Abaco Island, Bahamas, is her "favorite cave on Earth." Jill Heinerth/Ecco hide caption

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Cave Diver Risks All To Explore Places 'Where Nobody Has Ever Been'

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'Conspiracyland' Debunks Theories About Murder Of DNC Staffer Seth Rich

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How Tech Companies Track Your Every Move And Put Your Data Up For Sale

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Different parts of the brain aren't always in the same stage of sleep at the same time, notes neurologist and author Guy Leschziner. When this happens, an individual might order a pizza or go out for a drive — while technically still being fast asleep. Frederic Cirou/PhotoAlto/Getty Images hide caption

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From Insomnia To Sexsomnia, Unlocking The 'Secret World' Of Sleep

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Colson Whitehead On The True Story Of Abuse And Injustice Behind 'Nickel Boys'

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Keith Hernandez On Baseball, 'Seinfeld' And Being His Own 'Worst Enemy'

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Reporter Who Helped Expose Conditions At The Border Says Little Has Changed

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Author Pulls Back The Iron Curtain On The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

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"We weren't surprised that there was resistance to an all-female crew in the race ..." says Tracy Edwards, who assembled the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race. "But I was shocked at the level of anger there was that we wanted to do this, because why is this making you angry?" Courtesy of Tracy Edwards and Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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With An All-Female Crew, 'Maiden' Sailed Around The World And Into History

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Uncovering The Story Of Cyclist Major Taylor, America's 1st Black Sports Star

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Essayist Breaks Free From Conventional Relationships In 'Because I Love You'

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Hackers Demanding Ransoms Paralyze City Computer Systems In The U.S.

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