Discarded Heroin Needles Becoming a Health Hazard

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Syringes left by drug users amid the heroin crisis are turning up everywhere, the Associated Press reports. They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They appear on baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. In Portland, Maine, officials have collected more than 700 needles this year, putting them on track to . . .

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