• New statewide program in North Dakota aims to stem opioid misuse

    2 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show a nearly 7 percent increase in drug overdoses in 2017, with more than 72,000 deaths. Of the total deaths, almost 68 percent of them were tied to opioid use. A new statewide program in North Dakota called ONE Rx aims to stem opioid misuse by increasing awareness when patients first fill an opioid prescription.
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  • Are YOU a sufferer? New data from the CDC shows asthma is costing the U.S. $80 billion every year

    Are YOU a sufferer? New data from the CDC shows asthma is costing the U.S. $80 billion every year

    2 monthes ago - By Natural News

    According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion each year “in medical expenses, missed work, and school days and deaths.” CDC researchers studied data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey for The Economic Burden of Asthma in the United States, 2008-2013, “the most...
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