Chelsea Shover

epidemiologist and assistant professor at UCLA School of Medicine

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Nearly 108,000 Americans died of overdoses in 2021, according to preliminary CDC data. Meth and fentanyl are driving the surge. What should the U.S.

Meth, fentanyl are driving more deaths in US. How to save lives?

Nearly 108,000 Americans died of overdoses in 2021, according to preliminary CDC data. Meth and fentanyl are driving the surge. What should the U.S.

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