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Are Doctors Contributing to the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic?

Doctors write 300 million prescriptions for painkillers every year, enough for every adult American to be medicated 24 hours a day for a month. That statistic is in the Los Angeles Times' investigative series on the role doctors and pharmacists play in the prescription drug crisis.

Journalists Scott Glover and Lisa Girion speak to Madeleine about their findings.

Follow them on Twitter at @ScottGloverLAT and @lisagirion.

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