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Newly released opioid overdose figures show fatalities on the rise

Newly released opioid overdose figures show fatalities on the rise

December 23, 2017

The number of Americans who died from opioid overdoses continued its dramatic increase in 2016, according to a new report released by the National Center for Health Statistics this month. More than 42,000 people in the United States died from opioid overdoses in 2016, which is a 28 percent increa...

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