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7-Fold Spike Seen in Opioid-Linked Fatal Car Crashes

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Two decades of U.S. data show another way these prescription medications are taking lives By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter In yet another sign of just how deadly the U.S. opioid epidemic has become, researchers report a sevenfold increase in the number of drivers killed in car crashes while under the influence of prescription painkillers. Prescriptions [...]