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Addressing the Unique Challenges of Opioid Use Disorder in Women

Tuesday, January 17, at 1 p.m. ET

Drug overdose is the number one cause of injury death in the U.S. The amount of prescription opioids dispensed in the U.S. nearly quadrupled from 1999 to 2103. The recent increase in these overdose deaths are related to the misuse of opioids and heroin. Women are closing the death gap with men as their rates of opioid overdose deaths skyrocket.

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CDC Grand Rounds Upcoming Sessions

  • January 17, 2017: Addressing the Unique Challenges of Opioid Use Disorder Among Women
  • February 21, 2017: Promoting Medication Adherence for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
  • March 21, 2017: Emerging Tick-Borne Pathogens
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In the News - Zika Virus

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Zika is a virus which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Though illness symptoms are usually mild, Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects.

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