August 2017

The Increasing Number of Opioid Overdose Deaths in the United States

Note to Readers:

This article was originally published in Health Watch, the newsletter of the Health section. It is republished in Entrepreneurs & Innovators because actuaries have an opportunity to contribute with ideas to mitigate the opioid overdose crisis. If you are interested in responding to the issues raised in this article, please contact the author or Stephen Camilli at

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