Public health officials overlooked more than 70,000 opioid-linked deaths from 1999 to 2015, according to the study.
VICE News called all 65 hospitals in Puerto Rico listed on the government’s website.
Medical examiners across the U.S. are scrambling to keep up with the surge of bodies.
Deaths aren’t always ruled as overdoses, even when they are.
I talked with Dr. Daniel Wescott, director of the Texas State Forensic Anthropology Center, about how bodies decompose in the wild and what our bones say about us.