painkillers

Health
10:37 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Oklahoma Prescribes Fourth Most Painkillers in the U.S.

cdc.gov

Powerful painkillers have been driving the nation's rising rate of overdose deaths, and now the government is singling out the states where doctors write the most prescriptions.

A second report released Tuesday spotlights how a crackdown in Florida led to hundreds fewer overdose deaths from prescription painkillers in just a few years.

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