Overdose Deaths in 2023 Fell for the First Time Since the Pandemic

May 16, 2024

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(Axios) – Fatal drug overdoses in the United States declined last year for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic, new preliminary federal data show. The big picture: It’s a rare glimmer of positive news amid a drug epidemic that’s gripped the nation for over two decades and still continues to kill over 100,000 people each year. (Read More)

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