Oct 22 Oral Surgeon Fights to Change Prescribing Practices After losing son to Opioids
“’People from all walks of life — blacks and whites, yellow and brown like me — have had problems’ with opioids…’It has nothing to do with where you live, or where you came from. You could be the president. You could be the son of a doctor.'” Dr. Omar Abubaker, oral surgeon and chair of Virginia Commonwealth University’s dental program, is fighting to change the way his students and colleagues approach pain management and addiction.
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