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Follow the opioids: How the U.S. got into the crisis and how physicians and tech are beginning to undo the damage

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Population Health

In 2017, 72,000 people died of a drug overdose in the United States, or about one every 10 minutes.1 In the time it might take you to read this article, another person will die from a drug overdose in the United States.

Of those tens of thousands of deaths, nearly two-thirds involved prescription drugs — not meth, or cocaine or fentanyl, but substances found in medicine cabinets across the nation: hydrocodone, Percocet and the like.

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