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‘Disregard for Human Life’: US Doctor Charged with Murder in Five Opioid Deaths

In 2017, the US Department of Health and Human Services declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency. The crisis began after healthcare providers began to increasingly prescribe opioid medications after pharmaceutical companies in the late 1990s reassured the medical community that patients would not become addicted.


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