NY Times: Bleak New Estimates in Drug Epidemic: A Record 72,000 Overdose Deaths in 2017


Scimedico has first hand knowledge of the impact of the drug epidemic on the United States through the firm's work with Pathology Departments, County Coroners, Medical Examiners, and Medical Schools around the country.

Working with leading firms like Mopec, Inc. to address safe patient handling as well as overall equipment ergonomicis, Scimedico has gained first hand experience working with healthcare professionals on the impact of this epidemic. We have included the first paragraph of the article with a link to the remainder on the NY Times.

"Drug overdoses killed about 72,000 Americans last year, a record number that reflects a rise of around 10 percent, according to new preliminary estimates from the Centers for Disease Control. The death toll is higher than the peak yearly death totals from H.I.V., car crashes or gun deaths....:

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