• U.S. Has Twice the Overdose Death Rate of Other Wealthy Nations, New Study Finds

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    The United States has more than twice the premature overdose death rates of more than 12 other wealthy nations, according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday.
    Researchers from the U.S. National Cancer Institute used what they noted was “high-quality death certificate data” from the World Health Organization Mortality Database from the years 2001 to 2015 to conduct the survey. Other nations included were Australia, Chile, Denmark, England and Wales, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, and Spain. Data from England and Wales...
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