U.S. doctors and researchers are scrambling to determine the cause of a massive, unprecedented spike in opioid deaths among middle-aged women -- and the scary thing is, no one is certain why it's happening.
According to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioid overdose deaths since 1999 jumped a staggering 492 percent among women ages 30 to 64. The hardest hit population was over 45.
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