A new study reveals doctors are starting to give out significantly fewer new opioid prescriptions to their patients. But according to Gizmodo, some are continuing to prescribe possibly dangerous doses, while others have—perhaps unnecessarily—stopped prescribing opioids altogether. There was a 29 percent decline in the number of doctors who prescribed opioids at all by 2017. That might sound fine, but it signifies that some doctors are choosing to abstain from opioids completely, even in cases where they might be the best option, rather than prescribe them responsibly,

https://gizmodo.com/doctors-are-prescribing-fewer-opioids-but-not-always...

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