Prescriptions for Opioids Decline Amid Epidemic

June 9th, 2016

A new report indicates that opioid prescriptions have declined over the last three years. New York Times science correspondent Sabrina Tavernise joins Alison Stewart to discuss in the linked video. When asked if the decline in prescriptions has translated to a decline in deaths due to opioids Stewart responds, “The hope is that the decline in prescribing is sort of a harbinger or a signal that the life cycle of this epidemic maybe on the down slope now.”

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