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Opioids come under scrutiny by the CDC

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidelines related to the prescription of highly addictive pain medications, called opioids. These drugs – including Vicodin and OxyContin – are responsible for 40 deaths from overdose each day in the United States. The guidelines are intended to equip doctors to make better choices about type and [...]

2017-03-26T15:04:34+00:00Categories: Medicine, Patient education and advocacy, Research|Tags: , |Comments Off on Opioids come under scrutiny by the CDC