Philip Veliz


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We already knew from several of my previous studies that while athletes in general are at a lower risk of opioid use, athletes involved in high contact sports like wrestling, football, ice hockey, and lacrosse are at a greater risk of misusing prescription opioids. The current study confirms that athletes in certain high contact sports are at a greater risk of misusing
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Jan 02 2017
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