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Drug Overdose Death Rates Increase in 26 US States: Mismatch in Opioid Prescriptions to Blame?

June 17, 2015
Latino Health News

The report made by nonprofit organizations Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows that there are nearly 44,000 deaths due to drug overdose in 2013, more than twice the number in 1999. More than half of the deaths came from prescription pills.

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