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    Fifty-two-year-old Kelly Pierce of Bradenton describes how pain from a work injury led him on a path toward addiction to prescription opioids. After years of taking methadone to control his dependency, Pierce feels he is close to leaving the treatment program for good.

Fifty-two-year-old Kelly Pierce of Bradenton describes how pain from a work injury led him on a path toward addiction to prescription opioids. After years of taking methadone to control his dependency, Pierce feels he is close to leaving the treatment program for good. Claire Aronson Bradenton Herald
Fifty-two-year-old Kelly Pierce of Bradenton describes how pain from a work injury led him on a path toward addiction to prescription opioids. After years of taking methadone to control his dependency, Pierce feels he is close to leaving the treatment program for good. Claire Aronson Bradenton Herald

As with Prince, baby boomers’ chronic pain means risk of opioid abuse

June 21, 2016 12:17 PM