Articles About opioid addiction

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    SEP 07, 2017

    Countering the problem of opioid addiction

    The United States is in the middle of a public health epidemic, with more than 40 people dying each day from prescription opioid overdoses. Health care systems across the nation are racing to implement policy and practice interventions to address the epidemic. At Kaiser Permanente, our Safe and Appropriate Opioid Prescribing Program has been one of our most successful efforts to confront the problem — not only for our members, but in the communities we serve. ... Read More >

    TOPICSaddictionchemical dependencyopioid addictionpainkillers