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Related News 2017

Check out these news stories and features relevant to WVCTSI health priority areas and clinical research in Appalachia from 2017: 

Opioids now kill more people than breast cancer - CNN (December 2017)

WV public health official speaks on the opioid crisis - CNN (October 2017)

The opioid epidemic is finally a national emergency – eight years too late - The Conversation (August 2017)

The Addicts Next Door - The New Yorker (May 2017)

Drugs are killing so many people in West Virginia that the state can’t keep up with the funerals - The Washington Post (March 2017)

Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in Rural United States- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MMWR (Jan. 2017)