In this article Dr Thompson states "“Medicaid has about a death a day from prescription narcotics, and in the last two years, it’s continued to escalate,” said Dr. Jeff Thompson, medical director for Washington’s Medicaid program. Many of those deaths are among young people, he said, a trend that also has public health experts concerned."
But in a recent Seattle Times Article Dr Thompson stated that the Deaths (from opioids - "narcotics") were decreasing. So Dr Thompson which is it...are the deaths decreasing or are they continuing to increase?
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