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Opioids made it impossible to run his family business, so he became an undercover cop
Bucky Culbertson's career has followed the booms and busts of Wise County, up to his current job fighting the opioid epidemic.
In Ohio's opioid crisis, Medicaid cutbacks could be disastrous
At the epicenter of the opioid crisis, a Medicaid rollback could be terrible for Ohioans
Opioid overdoses overwhelm the nation's morgues
Drug-related deaths highlight a critical need for more trained pathologists.
Raising money for rehab as the heroin crisis spreads
With insurance uncertain and rehab costly, families are turning to fundraising.
Fighting poverty and opiate addiction in rural communities
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on battling poverty, and all that comes with it.
Afghanistan increases opium production
Taliban threatens farmers, who also grow the crop for their own economic survival.
Heroin's back - but prescription opiates are still a bigger problem
An increase in heroin use has been reported in many states, in part in response to government efforts to restrict access to prescription opiates.