Surgeon general doubles down on doctor training for opioids

From The Hill:

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Wednesday called for more robust training for doctors who prescribe opioids, highlighting the medical community’s role in combatting addiction.

Murthy, the nation’s top doctor, called prescribing practices “a key part” of stemming the flow of painkillers, which have led to alarmingly high numbers of overdose deaths across the country.

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