The CDC recently changed the suggested guidelines for opioid use, urging doctors to prescribe the drugs with caution as addiction to painkillers has taken a dramatic toll on the nation. Warning labels will soon be added to prescription drugs, reiterating potential overdose, abuse and even death. Leslie did a phenomenal job describing the services ARCpoint Labs offers to help render this abuse by working with local doctors to ensure that patients are not stacking meds and that patients are receiving a personalized prescription that bodes well with his/her individual DNA. Leslie also reviewed the new guidelines and explained why the blue collar town of Bakersfield has become a victim of opioid abuse.
View the segment here: Eyewitness News/ Morning Anchor Erin Briscoe