In medical news:

A new study from America’s Health Insurance Plans says that many of the recommendations from the 2016 “CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain” show room for improvement when it comes to compliance. Although the CDC guideline has 12 recommendations, the current study limited its scope to assessing health insurance claims from 2009 to 2013 for only six of the recommendations – five of which have low compliance – including urine drug testing and avoiding concurrent prescribing of benzodiazepines.

Read more via Pain Medicine News here.

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