Deaths from drug overdoses

Investor's Business Daily
November 2013
Investors Business Daily;11/14/2013, pA02
Deaths from drug overdoses have risen in rural areas, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Rural counties saw higher increases in adjusted death rates from 1999-2009 as the death rate rose 394% vs. 297% in metro areas. Figuring out geographic patterns helps create drug policies and programs to curb drug overdoses, the center said.


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