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Medicine: Opiod Abuse / Drug Research #1125857

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 10, 2018
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(Studio: Elaine Quijano) Report introduced.

(Cambridge, Massachusetts: Kenneth Craig) The scientific research to develop non-addictive pain medication to counter the opiod drug epidemic examined; details given of the research at Blue Therapeutics on a non-narcotic painkiller called Blue-181 with diagram shown [Pain killer addict Mark LOCHISANO‡- comments.] [Co-founder & chief scientific officer Ajay YEKKIRALA†- explains how the drug works without addictive side effects.] [Pain management specialist Dr. Robert GRIFFIN - raises the drug risk issue.]

Quijano, Elaine;
Craig, Kenneth

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