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August 1st, 2017

Overemphasis on pain helped spur opioid epidemic, expert says

NBC medical correspondent Dr. John Torres tells TODAY that “pain started getting overemphasized” as a vital sign, part of a “perfect storm” of trends that led to America’s current opioid epidemic. He calls for patients to be educated about the highly addictive medications.

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