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Group calls for action to end epidemic of overdose deaths

September 1, 2015
by Jed Boal
Desert Morning News

People who work with addicts call the current prescription drug abuse epidemic the worst in the nation's history.

Nationally, and in Utah, the numbers back that up. Utah ranks fifth in the nation for overdose deaths, according to a report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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