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Hopkins Research

Mar 11, 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. Original air date: 2/11/15.

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