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45 percent increase in deaths since 2006 shows heroin is back — in a big way

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, February 3, 2014 22:54 EDT
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The shocking death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a suspected drugs overdose has spotlighted a growing epidemic of heroin use across the United States, officials warn. Hoffman, a 46-year-old father of three who was considered one…



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