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CDC issues guidelines for opioid prescribing

The number of opioids being prescribed and sold in the U.S. has quadrupled since 1999. In 2013, health care providers wrote 249 million opioid pain medication prescriptions – enough for every […]

Heroin overdose deaths on the rise

The number of people dying from heroin overdoses doubled between 2010 and 2012. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed recent mortality data from 28 states to determine the scope […]

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