A deadly trend

walley1The Sun Chronicle
Alexander Walley, School of Medicine

With Eastern Massachusetts leading the nation in the incidence of drug-related emergency room visits involving heroin and other opiates, medical experts are urging the use of alternative pain therapies and an overdose-reversing drug to slow the deadly trend…

Expert quote:

“Admissions to the hospital for overdose is just, I think, one of the most acute and worrisome signs that we see from the growth of the number of people that are addicted to opioids.”

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