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Opioid, Heroin Overdoses Contributing to Rural Population Decline, USDA Says

Source
KUNC
Date
Nov 17, 2017
Summary
In its annual survey of rural America, Rural America at a Glance the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that population rates are decreasing in rural areas and that mortality rates of working-age adults are increasing, in part because of opioid overdoses.
Tagged as
Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Mortality · Prescription drug abuse · Rural-urban differences