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Who uses heroin?

Experts from the Upstate New York Poison Center say that some users turn to heroin because it is cheaper than prescription pain medicine. 474 more words

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New Pouch Offers Safe Way To Dispose Of Unused Medications

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Drug addiction is an epidemic in America, but it isn’t limited to illegal drugs.

Prescription drug abuse is just as bad. Many times, young addicts are getting hooked by using leftover drugs found in medicine cabinets right in their own homes. 379 more words

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'Let Us Lead The Nation': Wolf Addresses Joint Session On PA Opioid Crisis

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Governor Wolf made a rare appearance before the state legislature today to urge passage of legislation to combat the opioid addiction crisis in Pennsylvania. 143 more words

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Sharing medications happens more often than we think:

Women were more likely to share than men, and college students also shared frequently. 316 more words

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