CDC’s opinion regarding opiates

USA TODAY reports on CDC’s opinions regarding opiates. Here are some quotes from the article, that will make you go hummmmmmmm.

 About 40 Americans are dying each day from overdosing on rx painkillers.
 Treating common pain conditions with long-term opioids is inappropriate
 Rx opiates on the market are as addictive as heroin and poorly control chronic pain
 Prescribing these drugs over 7 days is rarely necessary

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