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Opioids Overdose Surpasses Vehicle Crashes as a US Leading Cause of Death

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Opioids Overdose Surpasses Vehicle Crashes as a US Leading Cause of Death

Opioids Overdose Surpasses Vehicle Crashes as a US Leading Cause of Death

Opioids Overdose Surpasses Vehicle Crashes as a US Leading Cause of Death The finding was published in a new report on preventable deaths from the National Safety Council.

It finds that Americans have a 1 in 96 chance of dying from an opioid overdose.

Americans have a 1 in 103 chance of dying in a motor vehicle accident.

Fentanyl is the drug most likely to cause the overdose.

The council has recommendations for curbing the opioid epidemic.

They include more pain management training for those who prescribe opioids, making the overdose reversal drug naloxone more available and making addiction treatment more accessible.

Overall the study found that the odds of dying from a preventable injury have increased for Americans over the past 15 years.

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