http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2654372

Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH1Elizabeth Arias, PhD2Kenneth Kochanek, MA2et al

Drug poisoning mortality more than doubled in the United States from 2000 to 2015; poisoning mortality involving opioids more than tripled.1,2 Increases in poisonings have been reported to have reduced life expectancy for non-Hispanic white individuals in the United States from 2000 to 2014.3

Comment;

We’re losing more folks to the opiate crisis now than we were losing at the height of the AIDS crisis.  We need to revert to our God-given roots & culture.  These epidemics are modern-day plagues upon us.  Why can’t we, as a society recognize this?