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Dentist group makes push to limit opioid prescriptions

The American Dental Association wants dentists to drastically cut back on prescribing opioid painkillers. The association announced a new policy recently that “essentially says eliminate opioids … more

Q&A: Can drugmakers be held accountable for opioid crisis?

Hundreds of communities in the U.S. are suing the makers and distributors of opioid painkillers, arguing that the companies should help pay the enormous costs of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. … more

Study provides grounds to avoid using opioids for chronic pain

A yearlong study offers rigorous new evidence against using prescription opioids for chronic pain. In patients with stubborn backaches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than … more
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