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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One of the most significant challenges to social entrepreneurship and innovation is ensuring a diversity of approaches and participants in the movement. To truly deliver meaningful social change the leaders of the effort must share perspectives of the challenges faced by communities across the U.S. that can most appropriately come from members of those communities. Ashoka, through its All America initiative seeks to increase the diversity of social entrepreneurship practitioners.




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