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The Opioid Epidemic in the United States Infographic

Sales of prescription opioids in the United States has nearly quadrupled from 1999-2014, yet there has been no overall increase in the amount of pain that Americans report. Despite the increase in doctors who specialize in chronic and acute pain, about half of opioid prescriptions are given by primary care physicians. Most people who end […]

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This is Your Body and Mind on Drugs

Every year, tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use costs the United States over $700 billion in health care, crime, and lost productivity. But it’s the personal cost of drug abuse that can have the greatest impact – the cost that family, friends, and loved ones suffer when someone they care about falls victim to addiction. […]

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