A flood of opioids, a rising tide of deaths.

  title={A flood of opioids, a rising tide of deaths.},
  author={Susan Okie},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={363 21},
  • S. Okie
  • Published 17 November 2010
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
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