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Study shows little variance in overdose deaths when sorting by Medicaid expansion status

Mar. 3, 2022—A study by researchers from Vanderbilt and Boston University found that the increase in drug or opioid overdose deaths experienced during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic was similar in states with and without Medicaid expansion.

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Study finds higher deaths among veterans in 2020, but less than general population

Nov. 9, 2021—  by Jake Lowary More U.S. veterans died in 2020 than in prior years, but the increase was less than the increase in the general population, a new study of Veterans Health Administration (VA) data by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Boston University (BU) finds. Overall, the study, published in The Lancet...

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