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Posts Tagged ‘opioid epidemic’

One in five patients who receive 10-day painkiller prescription become long-term users, study finds

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that one in five patients who are prescribed a 10-day supply of opioid painkillers will use the drugs for a year or longer. This long-term use places opioid users at an increased risk of addiction or other complications caused by prescription opioids. (more…)

Americans use more opioid painkillers than any country in the world, U.N. report finds

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

A United Nations study on the frequency of opioid painkiller use worldwide shows that Americans are prescribed far more opioid medications than any other country in the world. The U.S. has continued to outpace the other top 25 countries in opioid use despite recent efforts to reduce the availability of opioid medications in this country. (more…)

Lawsuits against painkiller manufacturers filed across U.S. in response to opioid epidemic

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Cities and towns across the country have been devastated by the health consequences of America’s opioid epidemic. Now some of those towns – many of them in rural areas – are fighting back with lawsuits filed against drugmakers that aggressively promoted the opioid medications that helped to fuel the opioid crisis. (more…)