Heroin, Prescription Overdoses In PA Nearly Triple In 14 Years

The soaring epidemic of heroin and prescription overdoses has led to thousands of inpatient admissions across Pennsylvania, socking urban and rural hospitals with robust surges in case rates, a state agency has found. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says clinicians handled 1,848 inpatient hospitalizations in 2014 for overdoses of heroin and pain medication, a near tripling of
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