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WASH EXAMINER: Justice Department pushing to halt the rise of opioid overdoses, addiction this year

The Department of Justice is making a new push to halt the rise of opioid overdoses and addictions, according to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

“We are confident that we can achieve that. We don’t need to accept the continued upward curve," Rosenstein said Wednesday at a conference for America's Health Insurance Plans in Washington, D.C.

Rosenstein was referring to fatalities from opioid overdoses, which resulted in more than 42,000 deaths in 2016, an increase from more than 33,000 deaths in 2015 and triple the number of deaths in 1999. The epidemic, which the Trump administration has named as a top priority, is driven largely by overdoses from illegal drugs like heroin and fentanyl, and also from prescription painkillers like oxycodone. 

Read more here: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/justice-department-pushing-to-halt-the-rise-of-opioid-overdoses-addiction-this-year/article/2650933 

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