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Injured workers in rural areas more likely to receive opioid Rx

By Liz Carey Daily Yonder Injured workers in rural areas are more likely to receive prescriptions for opioids, a new study shows.    The study by the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) looked at how a worker’s age, injury, industry and location impacted how likely they were to be given prescriptions for opioids. WCRI is an independent, non-profit research institute that looks at workers’ […]