In medical news:

A new study from the Annals of Emergency Medicine suggests emergency physicians are not the free-flowing source for opioids they were previously thought to be. A team of researchers examined 5.2 million opioid prescriptions and found that in the ED opioid prescriptions exceeding seven days were 84 to 91 percent lower than in non-emergency settings, depending on insurance status.

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