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Drug Overdose Deaths Continue To Climb In New England

Photo by Ryan Caron King for WNPR

he number of deaths from heroin and synthetic opioids continues to rise in New England, according to data just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The data focuses on 28 states in the years 2014 and 2015, states which detail information on death certificates about the specific drugs involved in an overdose.

And New England did not do well.

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