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Researchers warn that opioid epidemic is fueling lethal cases of infective endocarditis in younger adults.

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Signs of infective endocarditis

DALLAS — A troubling trend in Americans’ heart health is emerging, and doctors are aiming to bring more awareness to the problem. While death rates from infective endocarditis have generally declined across the U.S. over the past two decades, they have alarmingly increased among young adults aged 25 to 44. This research, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, underscores a public health issue that intersects with the ongoing opioid crisis.

Death rates from rare heart condition surging among young Americans - Study Finds

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