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Medical schools evolve to prepare for opioid crisis, still ‘a long way to go’

17:19 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Healio

The Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis recently issued a recommendation to President Donald J. Trump to declare a national emergency to combat the growing opioid epidemic. “Your declaration would empower your cabinet to take bold steps and would force Congress to focus on funding,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and bipartisan committee members wrote. “It would also awaken every American to this simple fact: if this scourge has not found you or your family yet, without bold action by everyone, it soon will.”

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