Monthly Archives: August 2018

Drug Overdose Patterns by Occupation Provide Prevention Insights

When opioid medications are prescribed to relieve pain associated with certain types of work-related injuries, addiction can develop and result in substance abuse and overdose deaths. Now researchers have identified occupations with higher risk for drug overdose deaths. They say the information can be used to develop occupation-specific workplace interventions. Construction workers (who are at […]


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