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Why are doctors abandoning opioids and what are they prescribing instead?

A representative image of medications. Unsplash/File More and more doctors in the United States are avoiding prescribing opioids to their patients for pain relief, citing the addiction crisis and resulting overdose deaths. The trend has been received well by their peers, but patients, always seeking opioid-like euphoric relief, may not be happy with the switch.… Read More »