America's overdose crisis keeps getting worse. Fentanyl isn’t the only drug to blame.
Deaths caused by the synthetic opioid doubled every year from 2013 to 2016, a new study found.
New Haven K2 overdoses climb to over 100: “I’m afraid it’s going to mess people up”
People are still "dropping" by the dozens in one New Haven green.
Opioids are killing tens of thousands more people than we thought, study finds
Public health officials overlooked more than 70,000 opioid-linked deaths from 1999 to 2015, according to the study.
Study shows 1 in 8 organ transplants in the U.S. come from donors who died of overdoses
Thats a 24-fold increase since 2000.
Opioids are killing too many people to autopsy all the bodies
Medical examiners across the U.S. are scrambling to keep up with the surge of bodies.
The cop who said he OD’d by touching fentanyl is probably wrong
GOP health bill would make the world’s worst drug crisis even worse
Every cop must now carry antidotes for opioid overdoses in New Mexico
The opioid crisis would probably get worse under Trumpcare
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Heroin Was Responsible for One in Four Overdose Deaths in 2015, Says CDC
Opioids—including prescription painkillers and fentanyl—also accounted for the overall majority of overdose deaths last year.
Fatal drug overdoses in U.S. soar to 52,000 as heroin deaths increase 20%
Elephant tranquilizer is contaminating the US heroin supply — especially in Ohio