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The Science of Opioid Addiction and Treatment

Clip: Season 45 Episode 12 | 3m 8s | Video has closed captioning.

Opioids mimic the body's natural pain relievers, binding to receptor proteins in the brain and sometimes inducing euphoria.

Aired: 09/25/18

Rating: NR

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