MD Gov Announcing Funds to Fight Heroin Epidemic

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Nearly 1,100 people in Maryland died from an opiate overdose in 2015, and the number may have risen last year to 2,000, reports the Baltimore Sun. Opioid overdoses now rank with cancer, strokes and heart attacks among the top killers in Maryland. State health officials say their goal for the next two years is to slow the rate at which . . .

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