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In Pain? Many Doctors Say Opioids Are Not The Answer

Many primary care doctors no longer liberally prescribe opioid painkillers such as oxycodone, fentanyl and hydrocodone for back pain, migraines and other chronic conditions. Instead, they are increasingly turning to alternative medications and non-drug options such as acupuncture and physical therapy

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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