The Opioid Tragedy, Part 1: “We’ve Addicted an Entire Generation”

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How pharma greed, government subsidies, and a push to make pain the “fifth vital sign” kicked off a crisis that costs $80 billion a year and has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans.

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