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Drug overdoses in the U.S. slightly increased last year, CDC says

Drug overdose deaths increased by 2% last year. (John Moore/Getty Images)
Drug overdose deaths increased by 2% last year. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Katherine Keyes, professor of epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that found drug overdose deaths increased by 2% last year.

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