Dr. Feelgood: Dealer or Healer?

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Dr. Feelgood: Dealer or Healer?
DVD
Public Performance
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Not Rated
2016 | 84 min.
Order #: 
158863
Vendor order no.: 
1941545696
ISBN #: 
1941545696
Supplier: 
Bullfrog
$350.00 ea.
Product Description: 

The story of Dr. William Hurwitz - a preeminent pain specialist sentenced to 25 years in prison for drug trafficking - provides a window into the ethical dilemma of opioid prescriptions. Painkillers give doctors tremendous power to relieve pain, a primary goal of any physician. But this power begets trouble when the same drugs can lead to addiction, abuse and death.

In 2004 Dr. William Hurwitz was convicted of over 50 counts of narcotics distribution and handed a 25-year prison sentence. DR. FEELGOOD traces Dr. Hurwitz's trial and eventual appeal, detailing the events that led to his arrest.

Review source: 
Booklist (March 2017)
School Library Journal (April 2017)