Monday, January 28, 2013


America's healthcare system is different than every other in the world, and so is our behavior. Take this fact:
America consumes 80% of the world opioid supply (99% of the world hydrocodone supply), but has about 5% of the world’s population. If you don’t think America has some kind of opioid problem, then move along because this rational, evidence-based, experience-laden way in which I’m going to discuss opioid use and misuse will not interest you.
The article has much more. Read it.

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