In March, Atlanta hosted the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit. President Obama along with politicians, scientists, and medical professionals gathered to address the problem of prescription opioid abuse. Currently, misuse of prescription meds is responsible for an estimated 72 deaths a day, a number that has pushed the medical community to classify this problem as an epidemic. And last week, it was confirmed that Prince’s death was caused by a prescription opioid overdose. We are joined by Dr.