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Major pharmacy cuts off access to opioids for high-risk prescribers

Abuse of opioid prescription painkillers is the No. 2 cause of accidental death in the US.  And the problem is only getting worse. In 1999, the number of deaths due to overdose in the U.S. was 4,000. In 2010, it skyrocketed to 16,600. But one pharmacy is cracking down on doctors that overprescribe opioids and […] [MORE]