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Almost half the patients taking pain medication in the past year were not asked one simple, vital question

The opioid addiction crisis has led to increased pressure on primary care practices to look closely at the way theycommunicate withandcare forafflicted patients. A newsurveyfrom the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation suggests primary care doctors could do more to stem addiction problems earlier in the cycle, simply by asking the right questions before prescribing pain medication.