Tag: mortality

February 1, 2019
Opioid Marketing Tied to Higher Prescribing and Overdose

A new JAMA study finds that increased county-level opioid marketing was tied to elevated overdose mortality.

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September 5, 2018
Massachusetts Study Links Occupation to Opioid Overdose Deaths

On average, construction workers are six times more likely to die from an opioid overdose death, more than any other occupation.

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June 9, 2018
The Burden of Opioid-Related Mortality in the United States

Among many findings, JAMA reports that 20% of deaths among those aged 25-34 were opioid-related.

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