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Opioid Crisis – How We Got Here

An excellent article from Vox providing some insight into how the opioid crisis evolved over the last 2-3 decades. There is no doubt that this epidemic was fueled - in no small measure - by rampant prescription of opiates by doctors. This trend particularly took…

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Opioid Prescriptions Declining, But Still Remain Very High!

goo.gl/uwtxcM While there is some evidence that the number of prescriptions for narcotics has been declining for the last few years, the overall numbers remain extremely high. As this article points out, we are currently at three times the prescription rate when compared to 1999!…

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