Opioid Poisoning in Toddlers Increases 205%


"They studied 13,052 hospital records of children aged 1 to 19 years who were hospitalized for opioid poisoning between 1997 and 2012. During that time, the rate of opioid hospitalizations jumped 165% among children, with the largest spike among the youngest, a 205% increase for those aged one to four."

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