Tagged: opioid crisis

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Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking Releases Its Final Report

The U.S. Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking, which was established by the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act, has released its final report. Comprised of senators and representatives from both parties, senior members of the executive branch, and nationally recognized subject-matter experts, the Commission outlines a strategic approach to fighting...

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National Health Security at Record High Despite Increasingly Aggregated Population

The National Health Security Preparedness Index, which “tracks the nation’s progress in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters and other large-scale emergencies that pose risks to health and well-being in the United States” has released its 2019 Summary of Key Findings. The Index examines six categories of health...