The Myth of an Opioid Prescription Crisis

According to the New York Times, drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under age 50. Opioid overdoses, in particular, have been on the rise in recent years, killing over 30,000 people in 2015. In response, many have called for stricter regulations on prescription opioids. But are doctor-prescribed drugs truly the cause of the increase in overdoses? At a Capitol Hill Briefing in June, Arizona...

https://www.cato.org/policy-report/septemberoctober-2017/myth-opioid-prescription-crisis

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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