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Unseen Face of the Opioid Epidemic: Drug Abuse Among the Elderly Grows

WASHINGTON POST (05/25) – […] “Older Americans are among those unseen in this epidemic,” said Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. (Pa.), the top Democrat on the panel. “In 2016, one in three people with a Medicare prescription drug plan received an opioid prescription. This puts baby boomers and our oldest generation at great risk.” Read more

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