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Middle-aged American women are dying from overdoses of prescription painkillers at 'skyrocketing' rates, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Drug overdose deaths are now the leading cause of accidental death in the US, surpassing automobile accidents, but a new study suggests that distributing naloxone to opioid drug users could reduce the death toll in a cost-effective manner. The study was published this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine.