Surgeon General Calls for Focus on Addiction as Disease

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In a new report on substance addiction, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy urges the country to view the problem as a disease, not as a "moral failing." Nearly 21 million Americans struggle with substance addiction. Meanwhile, treatment options made available under Obamacare appear to be at risk since President-elect Trump and Republicans in Congress have vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act . . .

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