After Success Against Heroin, OD Deaths Rise in Baltimore

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Facing a major epidemic of heroin overdose deaths in Ohio, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports on how Baltimore handled its own heroin problem. Baltimore is under an official public health emergency, and overdoses and drug use are the reasons. An epidemiologist has calculated 19,000, or 3 percent of its residents, are addicted to heroin. Officials just guess. Officials fight the epidemic with a multi-pronged, science-based approach that has specialists across the nation watching and hoping. "The city . . .

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