Drug Needle Exchanges Gain Ground After Indiana HIV Outbreak

Drug needle exchanges gain ground after Indiana HIV outbreak
A pilot exchange program is due to begin in West Virginia in September. And Southern Ohio has opened exchanges in two cities since 2012. "Some of the most … Deaths from heroin overdoses jumped 286 percent nationwide from 2002 to 2013, according to … Read more on Reuters

Buffalo, New York: Opioid overdosing reaches epidemic proportions
Across the United States, there is a high incidence of abuse, particularly in economically depressed states such as West Virginia. Buffalo is in many ways a microcosm of the so-called Rust Belt region … Buffalo's manufacturing … Read more on World Socialist Web Site

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