Newly reported from the USA: 1999 to 2019 Saw Increase in Substance Use+CVD-Related Mortality

From 1999 to 2019, there was an increase in mortality related to substance use (SU) plus cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a study published online Jan. 10 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Abdul Mannan Khan Minhas, M.D., from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, and colleagues identified SU+CVD-related deaths using Multiple Cause-of-Death Public Use record death certificates and examined trends in mortality.

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