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Heroin deaths spike nationwide

Heroin overdose deaths surpassed gun homicides in 2015, indicating that the nation's drug epidemic is taking an unprecedented toll on Americans.

Naloxone is used to block the effects of opioids, especially in overdose.

Heroin overdose deaths surpassed gun homicides in 2015, indicating that the nation's drug epidemic is taking an unprecedented toll on Americans. (Becker's Hospital Review)

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