After surgery, more than two-thirds of patients wind up with leftover prescription opioids, study finds

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:32 in Health & Medicine

America’s opioid crisis is fueled by prescription painkillers. Medications such as oxycodone, fentanyl and morphine were responsible for nearly half of the 33,000 overdose deaths recorded in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. How did Americans get their hands on...

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