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White House Hosts Opioid Summit

The White House is hosting a summit Thursday at which Cabinet secretaries will explain how they are fighting the nation's opioid crisis. It will also be attended by individuals who have been affected by the epidemic. President Donald Trump declared the crisis a national public health emergency in October. In 2016, about 64,000 people died of drug overdoses, about two-thirds of which were caused by opioids. State and city governments are bearing most of the financial burden of...

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