Drug overdose deaths continue to climb

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A press release today from the CDC does not bode well for overdose deaths. According to a CDC analysis to be published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Drug overdose deaths hit a record high in 2010, fueled in large part by a continued climb in the abuse of prescription painkillers.

Here is the press release:

Opioids drive continued increase in drug overdose deaths - Drug overdose deaths increase for 11th consecutive year

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