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Native Americans Particularly Hard-Hit By Addiction, Opioid Overdoses

Native Americans Particularly Hard-Hit By Addiction, Opioid Overdoses According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Native Americans (including Native Alaskans) experienced a five-fold increase in deaths related to opioid overdoses between 1999-2015. The increase during that period was more significant for Native Americans than any other group, reflecting 22 deaths per every…