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Hope on the Horizon: How data can showcase the bigger picture of the opioid crisis

One life gone. Now, another. By the end of today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predict that, on average, 115 Americans will die from an opioid overdose. The cycle will repeat tomorrow and the next day as well as the next.  

What was once a chilling feeling has turned numb, leaving the public unphased by the steadily increasing body count scattered across the headlines.

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