Morphine is cheap and available, but it's withheld because of 'opoid phobia'
Though morphine is cheap, effective, and widely available, most people sufferering extreme pain don't get it, the New York Times
reports. The poorest 80% of the world’s population consumes only 6% of the pain-killer
. Why? Because health care workers in poor countries are afraid to prescribe morphine, or not...