Healio (1/12, Marabito) reports, “Opioid overdose deaths among older adults increased significantly from 1999 to 2019, especially among non-Hispanic Black men,” investigators concluded in a “longitudinal cross-sectional study” that “examined data on opioid overdose deaths among adults aged 55 years and older from the CDC’s Multiple Cause of Death database.” The findings of the 79,893-adult study were published online Jan. 11 in JAMA Network Open. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)