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Twenty-Five Percent of Overdoses Connected to Heroin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) latest numbers show that twenty-five percent of overdoses in 2015 were related to heroin. Overdoses resulting in opioid-related deaths were the majority – with the number exceeding 50,000 for the first time ever – which made up 60 percent of all overdose deaths. Read more about the CDC’s findings here.

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