Dental painkillers could put young people at risk of opioid addiction, study says

Teenagers and young adults who are prescribed opioid painkillers to teenagers and young adults can be at risk of addiction, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

As of 2016, there have been 19,354 deaths in the opioid epidemic, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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