U.S. doctors still writing too many opioid prescriptions

19:30 EDT 1 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

(HealthDay)—More than one out of three average Americans used a prescription opioid in 2015, despite growing concerns these medicines are promoting widespread addiction and overdose deaths, according to a study published online Aug. 1 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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