Fla. Paper Admits Errors In OxyContin Series

An Orlando Sentinel series last October about the drug OxyContin used a key statistic incorrectly and overstated the number of overdoses caused solely by oxycodone, the active ingredient in OxyContin and other prescription painkillers, the newspaper said. Citing data from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Sentinel said oxycodone overdoses caused 573 deaths in
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