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Study: More opioid prescriptions come from lower-ranked med schools

Doctors who attend the lowest-ranked medical schools write more opioid prescriptions than doctors who attended the best medical schools, a new study from Princeton University found. “If all general practitioners had prescribed like those from the top-ranked school, we would have had 56.5 percent fewer opioid prescriptions and 8.5 percent fewer overdose deaths,” said Janet M. Currie, ...

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