Injection Drug Use

Opioid-Related Infectious Endocarditis Increasing In Young Women, Whites

Opioid-Related Infectious Endocarditis Increasing In Young Women, Whites

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The researchers noted that this increase in infective endocarditis in young adults may indicate a stable risk in a growing population of drug users or the appearance of certain behaviors within the younger subgroup of drug users that increase risks of infective endocarditis.

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