Heroin Death Rate Doubles in 28 States in 2 Years
Ricki Lewis, PhD
October 03, 2014
Deaths attributed to heroin overdose surged in 28 states from 2010 to 2012, according to a report published in the October 3 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. At the same time, more than twice as many people died from overdoses of prescription opioid drugs, although the death rate fell somewhat.
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