Patrice Harris

American Medical Association Board of Trustees

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Chair-elect of the American Medical Association Board of Trustees and Chair of the AMA Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse

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"Drug abuse" has long been criminalized, but drug addiction is now recognized as a medical problem, and it's taking a staggering toll.

A Deadly Epidemic and New Rules for Drug Addiction

"Drug abuse" has long been criminalized, but drug addiction is now recognized as a medical problem, and it's taking a staggering toll.

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