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Final Project: Citations

Trusted Sources from Semester Research: New York Times Los Angeles Times Washington Post NPR Al Jazeera America Politico Last Week Tonight Sources from Final Project: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/opioids/heroin.html https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/prescribing/guideline.html https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/prescribing/providers.html NPR http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/03/17/470679452/drug-company-payments-mirror-doctors-brand-name-prescribing New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/30/opinion/doctors-will-play-a-critical-role-in-the-opioid-epidemic.html?ref=oembed Al Jazeera America https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkkF9M9h3XA&t=528s&list=PLWUL1_NIt7B3r1z3K397sRDlRBCNJQpyG&index=2 WhiteHouse.gov https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/09/19/fact-sheet-obama-administration-announces-prescription-opioid-and-heroin TurntheTideRx.org Last Week Tonight https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pdPrQFjo2o BusinessInsider http://uk.businessinsider.com/drug-overdoses-wont-stop-rising-and-thats-not-even-the-worst-part-2016-1?r=US&IR=T Continue reading

Advocacy Article: People for Responsible Prescriptions
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Advocacy Article: People for Responsible Prescriptions

The United States is going through the deadliest and most widespread epidemic in drug abuse and addiction in decades, and it’s all due to medical doctors overprescribing opioid painkillers, such as hydrocodone and oxycodone. Over the past 15 years, there has been a steady increase in the opioid prescriptions sold and subsequently the amount of … Continue reading