"Opioids" was once a medical term to describe drugs associated with pain relief but has since become a part of the every day American vernacular. High profile celebrity deaths and the sheer volume of opioids being consumed each day have propelled these powerful drugs into the spotlight and caught the attention of the mainstream media. Today, opioid abuse is contributing to an excessive number of early deaths, robbing far too many individuals of their lives. Society is beginning to fight back against the opioid and prescription drug epidemic. Read full article.
Teresa Bartlett, M.D., Sedgwick / Property Casualty 360 / November 7, 2017