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Heroin, Fentanyl Deaths Skyrocket In Florida

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Medical examiners have recorded a sharp increase in deaths related to opioid overdoses, especially in South Florida. 301 more words

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Dying For Lack of Opportunity

The death rate for white males in their middle years has skyrocketed because of suicide and drug overdose. These are people who have been denied the American dream. 698 more words

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Fighting to Lower Drug Overdose Deaths

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – With drug overdose deaths on the rise, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen is considering two bills to try to save lives. 337 more words

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Investigators consider overdose in Prince death


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the death of music superstar Prince:

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A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that investigators are looking into whether Prince died from a drug overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before his death. 523 more words

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Prince’s House Gets Served A Search Warrant — 97.9 The Box

A search warrant has been issued on Prince’s house by authorities. According to TMZ, “if the justification for the warrant get out, it could cause others to destroy evidence.” Authorities are said to be looking for evidence of drugs, prescriptions, and more to investigate Prince’s death.

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New data shows grim statistics on prescription opioid overdose in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Numbers released Wednesday by the Utah Department of Health show a disturbing trend: six people die each week from prescription opioid overdose. 234 more words

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Students taken to hospital after suspected drug overdose: NS RCMP

Two high school students have been taken to hospital after a suspected drug overdose.

RCMP tweeted they were called to Auburn High School in Cole Harbour Wednesday afternoon after a male and female student were reported to be in distress after they “ingested a substance voluntarily that may have contained illegal drugs.” 93 more words

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