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U.S. overdose deaths on track to drop for 1st time since 1990 – but not in Texas
Drug overdose deaths are on track to fall in the United States for the first time since the opioid crisis began in 1990, preliminary government data finds.
Jul 23, 2019 04:47 UTC Read More

Opioid overdose deaths are down but the fight is far from over
It was a rare piece of good news in the fight against opioid addiction. The Centers for Disease Control announced last week that the number of opioid overdose…
Jul 22, 2019 22:32 UTC Read More

Drug Overdose Deaths In Nebraska Decrease 11%
Reported drug overdose deaths in Nebraska decreased almost 11% last year, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released…
Jul 22, 2019 15:44 UTC Read More

U.S. drug-overdose deaths appear to have dipped below 70,000 in 2018: CDC
U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.
Jul 22, 2019 12:30 UTC Read More

[Article Headline] 2019-07-22
Drug overdose deaths in the United States declined 5.1% in 2018, according to data by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for…
Jul 22, 2019 03:59 UTC Read More

Robert Gebelhoff: Opioid deaths are down, but the crisis of addiction is as severe as ever
It's finally official: On Wednesday, the government publicly released data showing that for the first time since 1990, drug overdose deaths in the United States…
Jul 21, 2019 20:47 UTC Read More

Fatal drug overdoses drop in US for first time in decades
Fatal drug overdoses in the US declined by 5.1 percent in 2018, according to preliminary official data released Wednesday, the first drop in two decades.
Jul 21, 2019 18:08 UTC Read More

Tennessee sees annual increase in drug overdose deaths
Tennessee saw it highest number of drug overdoses last year as surrounding states saw drops in the ongoing opioid crisis.
Jul 19, 2019 18:29 UTC Read More

Onondaga County sees 19 opioid overdose deaths in first quarter
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Nineteen people in Onondaga County died of opioid drug overdoses during the first quarter of 2019, according to the county medical…
Jul 19, 2019 12:38 UTC Read More

Marion County sees drop in overdose deaths
In 2017, there were 406 overdose deaths in Marion County. That number dropped to 361 in 2018 — an 11 percent decline.
Jul 19, 2019 11:16 UTC Read More

Police investigating spate of suspected overdose deaths in Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence Police are investigating if seven suspected drug overdose deaths are connected, and whether a new law could hold…
Jul 16, 2019 14:28 UTC Read More

Overdose Deaths in Broome Fall Following Spring Spike
After a sudden spike in drug overdose deaths in Broome County prompted officials to declare a State of Emergency in March, the number of deaths has dropped…
Jul 15, 2019 14:21 UTC Read More

Eye on New Mexico: Drug overdose deaths
Christina Rodriguez July 14, 2019 07:50 PM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — On this week's edition of Eye on New Mexico, Kai Porter discussed drug overdose…
Jul 15, 2019 01:54 UTC Read More

Overdoses in Pennsylvania declined in 2018 — but the state is still losing 12 people a day
About 4492 people died of overdoses in Pennsylvania in 2018, and an opioid was involved in 82 percent of the deaths.
Jul 12, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Recent overdose deaths prove this drug is rivaling meth as Tri-Cities’ most deadly
Three people died recently in Kennewick from fentanyl overdoses, and the powerful painkiller is now rivaling methamphetamine as the most deadly drug in the…
Jul 04, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Bill Toughens Penalties for Drug Dealers in Overdose Deaths
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — People who sell drugs that contribute to an overdose death could be charged with a high-level felony under a North Carolina bill that got…
Jun 28, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

VIDEO: 'I'll be dealing with my failures as Elliot's father for the rest of my life'
Parents of Victoria teen who died of an overdose speak outside coroner's inquest.
Jun 26, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

'These Are Good Organs': Drug Overdose Deaths Boost Transplants, With Few Downsides
The tragedy of the opioid epidemic has brought with it an increasing number of donor hearts available for transplantation in the United States, and these organs…
Jun 10, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Colorado records modest decline in drug overdose deaths — the first decline since 2012
The number of drug overdose deaths in Colorado decreased slightly last year but remains high.
Jun 10, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Colorado Records Modest Decline In Drug Overdose Deaths
The number of drug overdose deaths in Colorado decreased slightly last year but remains high. The Gazette reports that figures from the state Department of.
Jun 10, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Local Drug Overdose Deaths Up So Far This Year
The Franklin County Coroner says the number of fatal drug overdoses during the first three months of the year are up 8 percent from the same period last.
Jun 07, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Overdose deaths rise in Franklin County
Fentanyl was the driving factor behind an 8% increase in drug overdose deaths in Franklin County.The increase comparing the deaths in the first three months of…
Jun 06, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Coroner's Office Reports Local Drug Overdose Death Spike
The Franklin County Coroner's office is reporting another spike in drug overdose deaths.
May 18, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More


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