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Marty Makary

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Marty Makary is professor of surgery and health policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

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Drug overdose become the leading cause of death in America, and President Trump has declared a "national emergency."

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Drug overdose become the leading cause of death in America, and President Trump has declared a "national emergency."

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