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AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Health experts discuss the nation's drug overdose epidemic
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Nation’s drug overdose epidemic requires new policy focus
The nation’s overdose epidemic is being increasingly fueled by illicitly manufactured fentanyl, psychostimulants, heroin, cocaine and drug combinations.
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