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Generic hydrocodone plus acetaminophen pills seen in a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt., in 2013. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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Americans Weigh Addiction Risk When Taking Painkillers

Doctors and patients are trying to balance the need for pain relief and the potential for trouble. In an NPR poll, addiction and side effects were the top concerns.

In 2005, Iqbal al-Juboori's family, who is Sunni, was attacked at home. The attackers kidnapped Juboori's brother simply because of his ethnicity, she believes. Courtesy of Iqbal al-Juboori hide caption

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'I'm An Iraqi': A Family Attacked, A Brother Missing

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"Redan" is one of the works of minimalist sculptor Carl Andre on display at his retrospective at the Dia Art Foundation in Beacon, N.Y. Karen Michel for NPR hide caption

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With Blocks And Bricks, A Minimalist Returns To The Gallery

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Sunday Puzzle

Oh, You Know The Answer

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Oh, You Know The Answer

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Americans Weigh Addiction Risk When Taking Painkillers

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Americans Weigh Addiction Risk When Taking Painkillers

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Reid Kennedy, materials manager at San Francisco General Hospital, stands next to racks of saline solution. He has had to carefully manage the hospital's supply of saline during this shortage. Mark Andrew Boyer/KQED hide caption

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Shortage Of Saline Solution Has Hospitals On Edge

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Shortage Of Saline Solution Has Hospitals On Edge

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Sound familiar? In David Wain's latest film, Paul Rudd plays a candy company executive who falls in love with an independent candy store owner, played by Amy Poehler. JoJo Whilden/Lionsgate hide caption

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Movie Interviews

'They Came Together' Is A Terrible Rom-Com On Purpose

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'They Came Together' Is A Terrible Rom-Com On Purpose

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