CDC Over-Counting Rx Opioid Overdose Deaths

Posted: March 19, 2018 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info

I just found this and couldn’t wait to publish it:

From the American Journal of Public Health comes a document that admits that the CDC has miscounted “prescription opioid deaths”  because they have been lumped together with “illicit opioid deaths” to create a huge number of total “opioid deaths”.

Quantifying the Epidemic of Prescri Add Contact Form ption Opioid Overdose Deaths | AJPH | Vol. 108 Issue 4

I can only access the first page of the article and it’s only an image, so I typed most of the text into this post by hand: 

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