• People in the US are more likely to die from opioid overdose than car accidents, according to new reports

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    The National Safety Council analyzed fatality statistics and found that, for the first time, people are more likely to die from an opioid overdose than from a car accident , CNN reported.
    The odds of dying from an opioid overdose are 1 in 96 in the United States, while the odds of death from a car accident are 1 in 103, the National Safety Council found.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said synthetic opioid-related deaths increased 45.2% between 2016 and 2017.
    The National Safety Council analyzed fatality statistics and found that, for the first time, people are more likely...
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