Could Early Pain Medication Use Lead to Addiction?

The Doctors continue to debate the recent controversial decision by the FDA to allow doctors to prescribe OxyContin to children as young as 11 years of age. Considering the increasing rate of prescription drug addiction in the U.S., should this medication be available to children?

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