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July 17, 2019 - 11:42 am
By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday posted the provisional numbers showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose...
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Virginia couple charged with homicide in baby overdose death. iStock / Getty Images Plus/ Marija Stepanovic)
iStock / Getty Images Plus/ Marija Stepanovic)
June 26, 2019 - 12:15 pm
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - A Virginia couple has been charged in the death of a two-month-old baby from a suspected heroin and cocaine overdose. News outlets report a grand jury in Danville, Virginia, indicted 27-year-old Eugene Chandler Jr. and 26-year-old Shaleigh Brumfield on Tuesday on charges of...
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