Column: Doctors part of solution to opioid epidemic

August 1, 2015
by Dr. Dennis M. Dimitri
Salem News

In October 2013, the Trust for America’s Health rated Massachusetts as one of the top states for developing strategies to curb prescription drug abuses. Despite that ranking, the commonwealth recorded more than 1,000 deaths from opioid overdoses in 2014, a jump of 33 percent from 2012.

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