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News about the opioid epidemic in the United states. These are the stories of heroin, opioid and drug addiction, overdose and victims.

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Americans are abusing over-the-counter painkillers, too, study shows

Nearly one in five users of popular headache remedies like Advil or Aleve admitted exceeding the recommended daily maximum dose during a one-week period, according to a new study by a Boston University School of Health researcher.

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    Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital over care during overdose

    The wrongful-death lawsuit filed in Cook County, Illinois, alleges Prince died "as a direct and proximate cause of one or more ... deviations from the standards of care."

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