PA Curbs On Opioids Leading To Record Overdose Deaths

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Efforts to rein in opioid prescribing in Pennsylvania have driven painkiller abusers to heroin and other illicit narcotics, pushing fatal overdoses into record territory for the second year in a row, according to data reported by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Pennsylvania saw 3,383 people die from drug abuse last year, according to a Drug Enforcement Administration compilation of coroners’ data. That’s . . .

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