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Hopkins Research

Feb 16, 2015

One hour, four studies -- what Americans spend on Lyme Disease treatment; a possible connection between medical marijuana and reductions in overdose deaths from prescribed drugs; primary care doctors prescribing fewer opioids; public attitudes toward people with drug addictions. All research conducted by staff of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Drug overdose death rates in the United States have more than tripled since 1990, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.