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Opioid Overdose Epidemic Is Not Unprecedented

Posted on Jul 24, 2017
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Nearly 150 years ago, the United States faced a similar opioid-related epidemic when doctors began injecting morphine to treat even the slightest complaint of pain. The change in how doctors prescribed morphine as a result of the epidemic a century ago highlights how the medical profession plays the most important role in addressing the opioid overdose epidemic today. Read more here.

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