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Opioid Epidemic is Killing More Than Government Shows

ADDICTION NOW (09/01) – A closer inspection of overdose death records gathered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 2008 to 2014 allowed Ruhm to see that specific drugs were often not included. These distinct substances had not been recognized in more than 25 percent of the fatal drug overdoses listed for 2008 and almost 20 percent of the ones registered in 2014. Read more

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