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U.S. Opioid Painkiller Abuse May Be Leveling Off

Rate plateaus as doctors are urged to recommend nondrug pain treatments

9/27/2017
Post-Op Opioids: How Much Is Enough?

Certain surgeries require longer prescriptions, researchers say

9/26/2017
CDC Launches Opioid Campaign in Hard-Hit States

'It only takes a little to lose a lot' is slogan for the multi-pronged media effort

9/20/2017
Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

8/25/2017
Many Migraine Sufferers Given Unecessary Opioids, Study Finds

Addictive painkillers should be treatment of last resort, headache expert says

8/16/2017
Hospitals Not to Blame for Most Opioid Addiction: Study

Outpatient prescriptions for spinal and orthopedic disorders identified as common triggers

8/11/2017
Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals

Medical costs jumped more than $30,000 per patient in less than 10 years, study finds

7/26/2017
Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says