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Doctors and dentists still flooding U.S. with opioid prescriptions.

Mann B. National Public Radio. 2020;July 17.

Despite efforts to reduce opioid prescribing for pain management, physicians and dentists still overprescribe these medications. This news story shares concerns regarding how engrained the reliance on medications for pain management is to the culture of care and its role in opiate dependence and abuse.