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Between 1999 and 2013, the amount of prescription painkillers dispensed in the U.S. quadrupled. In roughly the same period, both painkiller-related deaths and heroin-related deaths quadrupled as well. The U.S. is facing an epidemic of opioid abuse, but promising interventions could turn the tide.

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About half of Americans take a vitamin or supplement daily, despite issues concerning their safety. In "Supplements and Safety," FRONTLINE, The New York Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation team up to investigate the supplement industry, uncovering cases of contamination and serious health problems and raising questions about federal oversight and marketing practices.

With support from a NIHCM Foundation Journalism Grant, Healthcare Triage will produce an online video series on public health and safety, using data and evidence to educate consumers.

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Read about important events, research, community investments and programs to improve public health in NIHCM's newsletter, Population Health Spotlight.

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This webinar, hosted by USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism with support from NIHCM Foundation, gave an overview to end of life care, examined the issues around end-of-life care as well as insights for journalists on spurring more conversations about how we approach death in America.

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Introducing NIHCM's new quarterly newsletter, Population Health Spotlight, featuring important events, research, community investments and programs to improve public health.

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