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Teens in small towns more likely to abuse painkillers

Teens in small towns more likely to abuse painkillers 
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Further, rural adolescents are more likely to go to emergency rooms for care rather than to a primary doctor, says Khary K. Rigg, assistant professor of mental health law and policy at the University of South Florida. Emergency room doctors are more likely than primary care doctors to prescribe painkillers.