How Injury Prevention Knocks Out Opioid Abuse

Posted June 28, 2016 in Injury Prevention , Opioid Abuse
Opioids are usually prescribed to control pain, often after an injury or surgery. But easy availability and tolerance development are driving addiction levels so high that the Centers for Disease Control has declared an opioid abuse epidemic.
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Infographic: The Price of Pain - Opioid Abuse Costs Employers More Than You Think

Posted June 23, 2016 in Opioid Abuse , Infographic
Opioid abuse is a growing epidemic in the workplace. Many people may think that prescription opioids are safe, since they’re part of a physician-approved treatment plan. But the price of addiction is detrimental to employers. 
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Opioid Abuse: A Sprain Can Cause More Damage than You Think

Posted June 20, 2016 in Injury Prevention , Opioid Abuse

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How Opioid Use Turns to Abuse

Posted June 16, 2016 in Opioid Abuse
One wrong landing during a game of Saturday basketball, a fender bender that ended up as a femur bender, a piece of sheetrock that came crashing down instead of going up — the type of injuries that people face can vary widely, and keep ER rooms...
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The Opioid Epidemic: Will It hit your Workplace?

Posted June 14, 2016 in Opioid Abuse
Many people may think that prescription opioids are safe, since they’re part of a physician-approved treatment plan. But the truth can be deadly. The CDC estimates that opioid pain relievers are involved in about 17,000 deaths per year — compared...
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