Surgeon General Writes to Every Doctor in U.S. About Opioid Epidemic — TIME

The United States surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, has sent a letter to every doctor in the United States asking them to help solve the problem of opioid addiction in the United States. Murthy points out in the letter that overdose deaths from opioids have quadrupled since 1999, and prescriptions for powerful painkillers have risen…

via Surgeon General Writes to Every Doctor in U.S. About Opioid Epidemic — TIME

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