Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio. US life expectancy fell for the second year in a row because of the ravages of the opioid crisis. Photo: Reuters Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio. US life expectancy fell for the second year in a row because of the ravages of the opioid crisis. Photo: Reuters
Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio. US life expectancy fell for the second year in a row because of the ravages of the opioid crisis. Photo: Reuters
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Opioid epidemic lowers US life expectancy for second year in a row

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Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio. US life expectancy fell for the second year in a row because of the ravages of the opioid crisis. Photo: Reuters Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio. US life expectancy fell for the second year in a row because of the ravages of the opioid crisis. Photo: Reuters
Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio. US life expectancy fell for the second year in a row because of the ravages of the opioid crisis. Photo: Reuters
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