As the population grows more diverse and medical costs soar, the greater burdens of health risks, disease, and premature death among people of color and the poor are a matter of increasing urgency.
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we believe businesses have a critical role to play in improving the communities where we live, work, and play. Because when communities do well, so does business. This same belief was the backdrop of a recent event hosted by the U.S.
Americans consume more opioids than any other country. In 2016, doctors prescribed enough opioids to fill a bottle for every American adult.