Opioid Prescriptions Fell Over 5 Years, but No Easy End to Addiction Crisis

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/06/health/opioid-painkillers-prescriptions-united-states.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The prescribing rate in 2015 was lower than 2010, but still three times as high as it was in 1999. Tremendous regional variation around the country remains.

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