Attorney General Alan Wilson talks with physicians at Roper St. Francis that "we need to attack the cause of the epidemic not the symptom" about prescription opioid pills. Opioid painkillers are down to almost 0 at the Roper St. Francis' Bariatric Unit. Hospitals are tightening their policies on opioid pills as the number of deaths from opioid overdose continue to climb. But as the cause of death shifts more toward illicit drugs, the climbing rate might be out of hospitals' hands.