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The opioid crisis is still a national threat

Updated: Mar 21, 2023

The Opioid Crisis Is Still a National Threat

— Its shape is changing slightly, but we must continue to battle this scourge

by David Nash, MD, MBA, FACP October 31, 2022

Midterm election madness is in full swing and the incipient cold/flu/COVID season is looming. Our national opioid epidemic has largely disappeared from the headlines with the exception of local coverage when drugs are associated with a crime.

How are we faring in this longstanding battle?


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