July 1, 2014
12:00 pm

Vital Signs – Prescription Drug Overdose – Transcript

Transcript for Vital Signs telebriefing: Overprescribing of opioid painkillers is a major cause of the prescription drug overdose epidemic in the United States. In 2012, health care providers in some states prescribed far more painkillers than those in other states.


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The original publication date for this article is July 1, 2014 5:00 pm

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