Deaths Cause by Heroin are Four times More Common Now Than in 2000

March 5, 2015 7:52 PM

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A recent rapport by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the number heroin overdose-related deaths throughout the country have more than quadrupled since the turn of the millennium, with the biggest increase happening in recent years.

Also, the most common heroin victims are now non-hispanic white individuals aged 18-44, while men overdose four times more frequently than women.

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