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A man gets care in an ambulance after overdosing in San Francisco, California. Rachel Bujalski for NPR hide caption

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San Francisco's new rapid response teams race to save lives as ODs dramatically rise

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Why The Death Rate From Coronavirus Is Plunging In China

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Life expectancy in the U.S. has fallen for the second straight year, in part because of the surge of overdoses on opioids, such as oxycodone. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Life Expectancy Drops Again As Opioid Deaths Surge In U.S.

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