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

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    "My only hope in the face of such devastating loss is that Emily's story, my family's personal tragedy, can be a catalyst for change," KELO-TV anchor Angela Kennecke said on air.
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  • Angela Kennecke reports on her own daughter's overdose death to raise awareness about opioid crisis
    I was simply robbed," she added. After a leave of absence, Kennecke returned to the air this week to share her story with viewers and shed light on the opioid crisis. I'm issuing a personal plea to en...
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  • 'I was robbed of my daughter': SD news anchor reports on her own daughter's overdose death to raise awareness about opioid crisis
    I was simply robbed," she added. After a leave of absence, Kennecke returned to the air this week to share her story with viewers and shed light on the opioid crisis. I'm issuing a personal plea to en...
    09/8/2018 - 6:25 am | View Link
  • 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...
    08/11/2018 - 10:25 am | View Link
  • Pitt study: 70K opioid overdose deaths went unreported on death certificates
    The study was published Wednesday in the journal, Public Health Reports, and it found that between 1999 and ... coroners throughout the region in death investigations, and the opioid crisis has overwh...
    06/28/2018 - 2:16 am | View Link
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  • Opioid epidemic
    The opioid epidemic or opioid 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 US in 2017.
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    Deaths are classified using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD–10). Drug-poisoning deaths are identified using underlying cause-of-death codes X40–X44, X60–X64, X85, and Y10–Y14.
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