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You’re 14 Times More Likely To Die of Cancer Than From an Opioid Overdose

You have a 1 in 96 chance of dying of an opioid overdose. You have a 1 in 7 chance of dying of cancer.

It’s extremely easy to avoid dying from an overdose. Just don’t use opioids.
So why is the opioid “epidemic” given so much more attention by politicians and the media?