Before the new Congress is sworn in, 2,500 people will die from an opioid overdose. More than half of these preventable deaths will be due to prescription opioids. Nearly 40,000 others will visit the ER due to misusing prescription opioids.
While much attention and speculation surrounds the incoming Trump administration and the new Congress, it is equally important to remember that the current Congress still has critical work to do. Read the op-ed from AOR advisors Newt Gingrich and Patrick J. Kennedy. [Wall Street Journal] (subscription required).