Chiropractor says med-free options still not available


WARREN — Synthetic opioids and other drugs still are killing dozens, if not more than 100, people each day in the United States.

Some efforts have been made to curb the overprescribing of opioids in hospital settings, but little has been done to guarantee health care facilities and insurance plans are using and covering the medication-free interventions that have been proven to keep a person off the gateway drugs that can eventually lead to illicit use, said Dr. Patrick Ensminger, a local chiropractor.

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