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Injured Workers in Rural Areas More Likely to Receive Opioid Rx

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’ compensation policies and practices to […]