Watching the ship sink': Why primary care doctors have stayed out of the fight against opioids
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ESPAÑOLA, N.M. - For years, this town has withstood a torrent of opioid-related deaths, and now claims one of the highest rates of opioid overdoses in the country. But the battle against opioids in Española is being fought with a paltry force: In a community of roughly 10,000, only three physicians are certified to treat patients…