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Opioid Prescribing and Addiction

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Anna Lembke
Prescription opioid abuse is an epidemic in the United States. In 2010, there were reportedly as many as 2.4 million opioid abusers in this country, and the number of new abusers had increased by 225% between 1992 and 2000. Sixty percent of the opioids that are abused are obtained directly or..
October 25, 2012: New England Journal of Medicine
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