overdoses

opiods

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.
Keegan Hamilton
3.21.19
Mystery spice

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.
Emma Ockerman
8.17.18
Opioid Crisis

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.
Carter Sherman
6.27.18
overdoses

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.
Carter Sherman
4.16.18
Opioid Crisis

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.
Carter Sherman
9.21.17
fentanyl

The cop who said he OD’d by touching fentanyl is probably wrong

Keegan Hamilton
7.14.17
Opioids

GOP health bill would make the world’s worst drug crisis even worse

Keegan Hamilton
6.22.17
Drugs

Every cop must now carry antidotes for opioid overdoses in New Mexico

Carter Sherman
4.6.17
Opioids

The opioid crisis would probably get worse under Trumpcare

Keegan Hamilton
3.9.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Brian Moylan
2.24.17
Drugs

Fatal drug overdoses in U.S. soar to 52,000 as heroin deaths increase 20%

Keegan Hamilton
12.16.16
mexico

Elephant tranquilizer is contaminating the US heroin supply — especially in Ohio

Keegan Hamilton
11.3.16
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