Every 45 minutes, a child is poisoned by opioids as epidemic grows

From CNBC:

The U.S. opioid epidemic is even poisoning young children.

A new study finds that poison control centers across the country field 32 calls a day from families with a child who has been exposed to opioids — that is about one call every 45 minutes.

The study was published online Monday by the journal Pediatrics and conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

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