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15 maps and charts visualizing the opioid epidemic in the United States

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Vox.com has compiled 15 maps, charts, and graphs that visually depict the opioid epidemic that affects millions of Americans annually. Highlights and a link to the source below:

Chart showing that the number of days an opioid is prescribed matters for curtailing continued use

Chart showing that the number of Americans reporting chronic pain has increased from 1998 to 2010.

http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/3/23/14987892/opioid-heroin-epidemic-charts

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