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Shawna Chen
Dec 20, 2022 - Health

DEA seized enough fentanyl in 2022 to kill everyone in the U.S.

Congress saves big health care decisions for last

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Year-end package could increase access to addiction treatment

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White House announces $1.5 billion to curb opioid crisis

Used syringes collected by a counselling service in Washington, D.C., in April 2022.
Arielle Dreher
Sep 20, 2022 - Health

State and federal rulemaking hampers opioid treatment, study finds

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Arielle Dreher
Sep 1, 2022 - Health

Pandemic telehealth reforms increased access to opioid-use disorder meds

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Laura Martinez
Aug 17, 2022 - Health

CVS, Walgreens, Walmart to pay $650 million in Ohio opioids case

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Arielle Dreher
Jul 20, 2022 - Health

Overdose deaths soared in 2020, highlighting racial disparities

Arielle Dreher
Jul 1, 2022 - Health

Documents reveal McKinsey's role increasing opioid sales until 2019

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