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America’s Prescription Opioid Epidemic: 7 Staggering Facts

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Recently the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), released guidelines to encourage healthcare providers to try safer alternatives like physical therapy to help manage pain.  They also released the following 7 statistics regarding the dangers of opioids abuse.   Fact#1:  Prescriptions In 2012, health care providers wrote 259 million prescriptions for opioid pain medication, […]