This Devastating Opioid Overdose Map Shows America Is Fighting 4 Distinct Epidemics – Fast Company – December 10, 2019
Turns out that a single opioid crisis doesn’t actually exist. This year over 70,000 Americans have died in four distinct opioid epidemics, each bringing death through different drugs and regions. Read More.
UMN Research Indicates Women Receive More Opioids Than Needed After Giving Birth – Minnesota Daily – December 8, 2019
A University of Minnesota study found that women bring home more prescribed opioids than they need after giving birth. The study, which was published last month, analyzed medical records from six hospitals across the country to show that physicians generally send 75 percent of women home with a surplus of pills. Read More.