Volume of Opioids Prescribed in U.S. Declined 17 Percent in 2018
A new report finds the volume of opioids prescribed in the United States last year declined 17 percent, according to Bloomberg.
Heroin and other opioids are ravaging communities across America. Heroin-related deaths increased by more than five times between 2010 and 2017, and drug deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are seeing a sharp rise as well.