Opioid prescriptions in the US are decreasing

There is a silver lining in the fight against the opioid epidemic in the United States, the number of individuals with private insurance who receive these dangerous medicine prescriptions has decreased. Previous studies have shown a statewide decline in prescribing rates amid guidelines issued by governments, health systems, and insurers over the past ten years […]

The United States’ rural and urban areas might be rocked by a fresh wave of opioid overdoses, according to researchers

According to experts from Northwestern Medicine in Chicago who examined patterns and applied a predictive model to identify areas where deaths would increase, the upcoming wave of opioid overdoses “will be worse than ever witnessed before.” Due to the dangerous practise of combining highly addictive opiates with other drugs, the number of opioid overdoses will […]

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