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USPSTF to make first-ever recommendations regarding preventing opioid use disorder



The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently announced it will, for the first time, review the evidence on preventing prescription and illicit opioid use disorder, according to a press release.
“While the crisis has been going on for a while, it is only recently that we have heard that evidence may be strong enough and substantial enough to meet the USPSTF criteria for researching and making recommendations regarding health care topics,” Alex H. Krist, MD, MPH, task force member and professor of family medicine and population health at Virginia Commonwealth University, told

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