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Of the more than 50,000 drug-related deaths in the U.S. in 2015, close to two-thirds involved opioids, according to the CDC. (Photo: Getty)

Opioids are prescribed less frequently than they were several years ago, but the drugs are still too easy to obtain and are taken by too many people for far too long, according to U.S. health officials.

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