CDC: Heroin Use And Addiction Are Increasing Dramatically In The US


A new report released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that deaths from heroin have quadrupled between 2002 and 2013. Rates of abuse doubled among women and went up 50 percent among men during the same time period. Heroin overdose has taken many celebrity lives during this time – including Chris Farley […]

West Virginia has the highest drug overdose rate in the country today, Study


West Virginia garners the highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the U.S., said in a report released this week, spotlighting Appalachia’s rotten drug abuse problem in one of the nation’s poorest regions. There are 34 drug overdose deaths per 100,000 West Virginia residents from 2011 to 2013, increasing from 22 deaths per 100,000 people […]