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Deaths from prescription drug overdoses skyrocket


Across the country, health experts are battling a growing prescription drug epidemic that is killing almost 15,000 people a year – more fatalities than from heroin and cocaine overdoses combined. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports and addiction specialist Dr. Heather M. Lewerenz discusses the problem.