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Drug overdose death rate at an all-time high: CDC

'Preparation of heroin with a spoon, a syringe and a candle on a table' [Shutterstock]

Drug overdose-induced deaths reached a record high last year, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released this week. Using data drawn from death certificates, the report found that 47,000 people perished from drug overdoses in 2014. West Virginia, New Mexico, Kentucky, New Hampshire and Ohio were the states with the highest overdose…

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