CDC proposes relaxing US opioid prescription guidelines

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has proposed amending the guidelines for US physicians who prescribe opioids. If approved, the amendments will relax the suggested limits on prescription drugs. The changes come following concerns that current guidelines, which were issued six years ago, have removed access to painkillers for patients who need them most.

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