Huge increase in prescriptions for opioid drugs for non-cancer pain

As opioid deaths soar, use of safer alternatives for pain treatment are 'flat or declining' Prescribing of strong opioid medications for non-cancer pain in the United States has nearly doubled over the past decade, reports a study in the October issue of Medical Care, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health...
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