CMA calls for action after highly inclusive meeting on prescription drug overuse

The Canadian Medical Association has reported on its national symposium January 24 by strongly restating the need for action to stem a recent dramatic rise in the use of painkillers by Canadians. At the same time, CMA spokespeople make it clear that guiding the hand of prescribing physicians is not an easy matter. See the story at the link below.

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