In the News
Congress discusses opioid-addiction bill
Translating legislation to action will require significant funding, says UW Medicine pain-management expert.
Opiates "clearly have been overprescribed since the late 1990's," says Dr. David Tauben, chief of pain medicine at UW Medicine in Seattle. He weighs in on action by the U.S. Senate to consider several measures to reduce the national epidemic of opioid abuse.