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CDC Ignores Recommendation To Improve Opioid Prescribing Guideline

Posted on Sep 12, 2017
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In August 2016, a consulting company hired by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned the agency that its controversial opioid prescribing guideline caused health care providers to stop prescribing opioids for pain, even when medically appropriate. The CDC ignored the company’s recommendation to consider conducting more research to understand concerns of people with pain, including stigmatization and lack of access to treatment. Read more here.

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