Posts Tagged ‘drug use’

September 8th, 2021

Opioid Overdose Risk Appears Higher in Older Americans, USC Study Indicates

One in 10 adults were at risk of overdose, with older Americans relying on high doses of opioids more than younger adults, researchers found in a national sample of prescription claims. Contact: Emily Gersema at gersema@usc.edu or (213) 712-3168 or Michele Keller at kellermi@usc.edu or (213) 210-6072 Even with COVID-19 dominating the news, the epidemic of opioid use remains […]