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In 2010, for every woman that died of a prescription painkiller overdose, 30 went to the ER for misuse or abuse.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vital Signs: Overdoses of Prescription Opioid Pain Relievers and Other Drugs Among Women — United States, 1999–2010. MMWR 2013;62:537-542.

https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/pdf/2013-07-vitalsigns.pdf

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