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opiod epidemic, where we stand

The American Opioid Epidemic: Where We Now Stand

By Dr. Linda Girgis According to statistics compiled from the CDC, more than 165,000 people in the US died as a result of overdoses due to prescription medications from 1999 to 2014. The rate continues climbing with over 14,000 deaths in 2014 alone. While death is the most dangerous end-point, that is just the tip […]

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