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Jun

One in five surgical weight-loss patients take prescription opioids seven years after surgery

Via Top Health News -- ScienceDaily

While the proportion of adults with severe obesity using prescription opioids initially declines in the months after bariatric surgery, it increases within a matter of years, eventually surpassing pre-surgery rates of patients using the potentially addictive pain medications, according to new research.

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