An Air Force pharmacy technician counts pills by hand at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., March 29, 2017. <br>Destinee Sweeney/U.S. Air Force

Report: Veterans with private-sector docs at greater risk for opioid abuse

Veterans who use Department of Veterans Affairs programs to receive private-sector medical care are at “significant risk” for abusing opioids, according to a VA watchdog report released Tuesday.