Death from Analgesic Overdose Linked to Disadvantaged, Divorce-Affected Homes


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According to a research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, death from drugs like oxycodone and codeine are linked to disadvantaged neighborhoods, and high divorce, single-parent homes.

The findings of the study are seen in American Journal of Public Health. Funding for the study was provided by the National Institutes of Health.

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