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Doctors concerned about addiction prescribing fewer opiates

According to a new study released by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, nearly half of all primary care physicians in the U.S. say they are becoming less likely to prescribe opioids to patients for pain management.

In U.S., one baby is born every hour addicted to opiates

One baby per hour is born addicted to opiate drugs in the U.S., says a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. This rate tripled from 2000 to 2009.
 

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Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opioid synthesized from poppy-derived thebaine. It is a narcotic analg...
Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opioid synthesized from poppy-derived thebaine. It is a narcotic analgesic generally indicated for relief of moderate to severe pain
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