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Familiar problem: overtesting leading to overtreatment. Physicians ignore clinical guidelines. Meanwhile, researchers find a 51% increase in prescriptions for narcotic painkillers between 1999 and 2010 that might be contributing to overdoses. More deaths are attributed to narcotics than to cocaine and heroin combined.

Carol Milano
Medication Management
Martin Sipkoff
Charles M. Tomlinson, MD
Chad Gray, PT
Tom Kane, PT
Cover Story
Martin Sipkoff


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