• Trump supporters linked to chronic opioid use

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    Donald J. Trump
    There were parallels between voting for Donald J. Trump in the 2016 presidential election and chronic opioid use, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network Open.
    “A number of studies have described state and county characteristics associated with high opioid use. These include education, racial/ethnic composition, health care utilization, physician supply, percentage uninsured, percentage on Medicaid, poverty, income inequality, and rural vs. urban setting. In general, these characteristics explain about one-third of the geographic variation,” James S.
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  • Chronic opioid use is higher among Trump voters, study finds 

    Chronic opioid use is higher among Trump voters, study finds 

    5 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    University of Texas researchers found that votes for Trump and long-term opioid use were both more common among low-income areas in poor mental and physical health.
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  • High Opioid-Use Counties Voted Trump in 2016

    5 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Opioids are symptom, symbol of 'larger social and economic problems'
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