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Scripps Geriatric Medicine Expert Discusses Opioid Addiction

San Diego Union-Tribune features Emily Sladek, MD

A mature man battling geriatric opioid addiction, a topic that was covered by a Scripps expert in a  UT news feature.

San Diego Union-Tribune features Emily Sladek, MD

Emily Sladek, MD, head of the gerontology division at Scripps Clinic, was recently featured in a story that appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune, discussing the benefits and dangers of using opioid medicine to treat chronic pain among older adults.

Read the story in the San Diego Union-Tribune: How to Handle Chronic Pain Without Opioid Addiction.

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