Doctors who were told when one of their patients died of an opioid overdose cut back on prescribing the drugs.

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  • Angela Kennecke reports on her own daughter's overdose death to raise awareness about opioid crisis
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  • Death Reports Make The Opioid Crisis Personal For Doctors
    The form letters from the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office were supportive but grim. "This is a courtesy communication to inform you that your patient (Name, Date of Birth) died on (date). P...
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  • Death reports make opioid crisis personal for doctors who prescribed them
    The form letters from the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office were supportive but grim. "This is a courtesy communication to inform you that your patient (Name, Date of Birth) died on (date). P...
    08/9/2018 - 9:09 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Current opioid statistics | Mass.gov
    We collect statistics to track the progression of the opioid crisis. We use this to target services for especially hard-hit communities.
    10/14/2018 - 2:16 pm | View Website
  • Health News | Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News ...
    There is a black market for buprenorphin, an approved drug for opioid addiction.
    10/12/2018 - 1:35 pm | View Website
  • Northwest AHEC
    336-713-7700. ahecmktg@wakehealth.edu. Northwest Area Health Education Center
    10/11/2018 - 4:54 am | View Website
  • Opioid epidemic
    The opioid epidemic or opioids crisis is the rapid increase in the use of prescription and non-prescription opioid drugs in the United States and Canada beginning in the late 1990s and continuing throughout the next two decades. The increase in opioid overdose deaths has been dramatic, and opioids are now responsible for 49,000 of the 72,000 drug overdose deaths overall in the USA in 2017.
    10/10/2018 - 7:28 pm | View Website
  • Drug Overdose Death Data | Drug Overdose | CDC Injury Center
    In 2016, 63,632 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States. The age-adjusted rate of overdose deaths increased significantly by 21.5% from 2015 (16.3 (per 100,000) to 2016 (19.8 per 100,000).
    08/6/2018 - 7:55 pm | View Website
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