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Drug overdose deaths among adolescents


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JAMA Network

What The Study Did: This study used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assess shifts in overdose deaths among adolescents given the increase in illicit fentanyls.

Authors: Joseph Friedman, M.P.H., of the University of California, Los Angeles, is the corresponding author.

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