Heroin Epidemic Continues To Surge; Antidote More Difficult To BuyA warning from Baltimore health officials--heroin is getting even more deadly. It's now being laced with a powerful painkiller. Making matters worse, the antidote is harder than ever to get.
Fentanyl-related Deaths Up 178 Percent In BaltimoreHealth officials are warning Baltimore residents that drug overdose deaths linked to a highly potent chemical commonly used to lace heroin are up 178 percent from last year.
Maryland Reports 21 Percent Increase In Fatal OverdosesMaryland's health department says the state had a 21 percent increase in fatal drug overdoses in 2014, compared to the previous year.
Powerful Blend Of Heroin Makes Its Way Through MarylandA powerful street drug is making its way through Maryland and police say it's contributing to a number of crimes in Anne Arundel County.
Deadly Batch Of Heroin Laced With Painkiller Hitting Md. StreetsA dramatic surge in heroin deaths is happening across the country. Health officials warn it's because of a lethal new trend--spiking heroin with powerful painkillers.
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