A Dangerous New Form Of Heroin Is Spreading Across America


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Health officials have declared a public health crisis in Pittsburgh after a deadly type of heroin killed 17 people in one week, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

 

It’s the latest example of a trend the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans about in August — heroin spiked with the powerful painkiller acetyl fentanyl, which has been responsible for a spate of overdoses across the U.S. in the past year.

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