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Opioid Use: An American Epidemic
Premiere Date: 2/24/2017; 1 minutes


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Ramana Naidu, MD, argues that Opioid abuse is not a pandemic but rather an American epidemic. Americans constitute 4.6% of the world's population and consume 80% of the world's opioids. There are five times more Americans with opioid substance use disorder than addicted to heroin. (#32035)

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