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Opioid Crisis Inspires Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month

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(NewsUSA) - What to do about an opioid crisis that claims 91 American lives every day?While the politicians continue to debate solutions, Ret. Brigadier General Becky Halstead -- honorary chair of the 2017 Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month -- has an answer based on what she learned following her combat tour of duty in Iraq.You see, the U.S. Army believed the solution for her chronic pain was multiple prescription painkillers. Wrong.Only after she sought out safer, effective alternatives on her own did she discover what she says "saved my life" -- chiropractic care.Watch the video at: https://youtu.be/T0LDJBD-kWg

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