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Prescriptions, Pain, and Profits

Prescriptions, Pain, and Profits

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Sunday, July 13, 2008 | 2 a.m.

Highlights from the round table- Four experts in the fields of health and public safety discuss the rise of prescription painkiller use and abuse. The participants include: Matt Alberto, deputy chief of investigations for the Nevada Public Safety Department; Leo Basch, a pharmacist and member of the Nevada Pharmacy Board; Dr. Michael McKenna, a Harvard- and Stanford-trained pain specialist; and Dr. Mel Pohl, an addiction specialist. (Length: 5:35)

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