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ADA outlines efforts to address opioid crisis

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The ADA outlined its efforts to curb the widespread misuse and abuse of prescription opioid pain relievers in a letter sent Nov. 6 to Chicago, Cook County and DuPage County officials.
The ADA outlined its efforts to curb the widespread misuse and abuse of prescription opioid pain relievers in a letter sent Nov. 6 to Chicago, Cook County and DuPage County officials.
    
"Like you, we are alarmed by the severity of opioid misuse and abuse in the United States, and we recognize that we can all do more to keep opioid pain medications from becoming a source of harm," ADA President Joseph P. Crowley and Executive Director Kathleen T. O'Loughlin said in the letter. "Dentistry continues to make progress on this issue."

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