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Heroin Deaths

Senator Pushes For $600 Million Response To Heroin Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics

The senior senator from one of the states hit hardest by heroin and opioid abuse will call on Monday for Congress to spend $600 million immediately to...

White House Launches Program Aimed At Combating Rise In Heroin Deaths

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (Reuters) - The White House announced a new strategy on Monday to tackle the explosion in heroin use in a collection of eastern state...

Matt Sledge

Heroin-Linked Deaths Surge 39 Percent

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

Overdose deaths linked to heroin jumped 39 percent in 2013 from the year before, according to data released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control ...

Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled In Much Of The Country: CDC

Associated Press | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 10.02.2014 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study found deaths from heroin overdose doubled in just two years in much of the United States. Overdose deaths ...

Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled In Much Of Country: CDC

Associated Press | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 10.02.2014 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study found deaths from heroin overdose doubled in just two years in much of the United States. Overdose deaths ...

Heroin (Alone) Is Not the Problem

Dr. Carl Hart | Posted 09.18.2013 | Media
Dr. Carl Hart

Too often in these tragic cases some "experts" emphasize the failures of rehab, rather than providing the drug-using population with practical information that could prevent countless overdose deaths.

Heroin Epidemic In This Southern California Suburb

Ventura County Star | Mike Harris | Posted 04.24.2013 | Los Angeles

Heroin use has killed at least nine people in Simi Valley in recent years. It also has killed Simi Valley residents in other cities, most recently Ty...

Record Number Of Heroin Overdose Deaths In Will County

Posted 09.17.2012 | Chicago

Days after Chicago-area families touched by heroin overdose commemorated International Overdose Awareness Day by vowing to fight the area's growing op...