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Long-term opioid prescription use jumps threefold over 16-year period, study suggests

20:00 EDT 6 Sep 2017 | AAAS

(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that opioid prescription use increased significantly between 1999 and 2014, and that much of that increase stemmed from patients who'd been taking their medication for 90 days or longer.

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