Patients still get painkillers after overdoses

Posted at 5:38 PM, Dec 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-29 17:38:05-05

New numbers are showing that more than 90% of patients with chronic pain that have overdosed on opioids are still being prescribed those painkillers after that brush with death.

Our Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi looks at the problem in the video player above.