Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Opioid Use Among Teens Decreasing, Studies Suggest
Opioid use is declining among high school seniors, a new study suggests.
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Bleak Job Outlook for Less-Educated Whites Leads to Death by Drugs, Alcohol, Suicide
A new study concludes a lack of steady, well-paying jobs for whites who don’t have college degrees has led to an increase in deaths by drugs, alcohol and suicide.
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Pill Disguised as Xanax Has Killed Nine People in Florida County
Pills that look like Xanax but contain the powerful opioid fentanyl have been linked to nine deaths in Pinellas County, Florida in recent weeks.
Border Officers Seizing Record Number of Pill Presses Used to Make Fake Drugs
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are seizing a record number of pill presses used to make counterfeit drugs, CNN reports.
One-Fourth of U.S. Teens Report Exposure to Secondhand E-Cigarette Vapors
One in four American teens say they have been exposed to secondhand e-cigarette vapors, according to a new government study.
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