Minorities, poor receive fewer strong painkillers

by admin on July 21, 2013

By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People who are poor, African American or both are less likely to be prescribed opioids for pain than well-off white patients, according to a new study. The powerful painkillers, which include codeine and oxycodone, have been in the spotlight recently as deaths from overdoses rise and more drugs end up in the hands of people taking them for non …

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