Tag: PHYSICIANS

Feds issue new warning to doctors: Don’t skimp too much on opioid pain pills

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said many physicians were guilty of a “misapplication” of 2016 opioid prescribing guidelines. BY: JAYNE O’DONNELL AND KEN ALLTUCKER, USA TODAY APRIL 24, 2019 AT 2:08 PM Doctors are misusing 2016 opioid pain medication guidelines, federal officials said Wednesday, a clear response to increasing complaints from chronic pain…