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Teens' Opioid Abuse May Be Gateway to Heroin

08:07 EDT 12 Jul 2019 | Drugs.com

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Teens who take prescription opioid painkillers to get high could be taking a step toward heroin use, researchers say. "Prescription opioids and heroin activate the brain's pleasure circuit in similar ways," said senior...

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