Drug OD deaths almost tripled since 1999, CDC says
Overall, the rate of fatal overdoses from all drugs has increased more than 2.5 times since 1999, rising from 6.1 deaths per 100,000 people then to 16.3 deaths in 2015, according to the new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Drug overdose deaths increased from 1999 to 2015 in all age groups, but adults aged 45 to 54 had the highest death rate - about 30 fatalities for every 100,000 people. While all age groups saw increases in death, the 55-to-64 group saw the biggest increase, with a five-fold jump since 1999.
The overdose rates in several age groups from 25 to 64-years-olds were more than twice that for younger adults in the 15 to 24 year old range. In 2015, white overdose death rates also almost tripled those of Hispanics and almost double African-Americans.
The four states with the highest age-adjusted drug overdose death rates in 2015 were West Virginia (41.5), New Hampshire (34.3), Kentucky (29.9), and OH (29.9). The percentage of fatal overdoses related to heroin more than tripled from 8 percent in 2010 to 25 percent in 2015. The suicide rate is 13.4 deaths per 100,000 and the rate of deaths from auto accidents is 11.1 deaths per 100,000 people.
The rate at which white people overdosed fatally, the study found, had more than tripled since 1999.
Last year, the CDC introduced new guidelines for prescribing opioid painkillers, with an aim of reducing the risk of addiction and overdose tied to these drugs.
Overdoses increased in all age groups.
Le Pen aide charged in European Parliament jobs probe
While Macron was is London, Le Pen was in Lebanon for a two-day visit, also in an operation to demonstrate her worldwide clout. Her two main rivals, Emmanuel Macron and François Fillon, have 20 percent and 17 percent of the popular vote, respectively.
Overdose deaths are so common that they're driving down the average life expectancy for white Americans, said Salsitz, who is with Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. The percentage of overdose deaths from methadone also dropped during this period, decreasing from 12 percent of drug overdose deaths in 2010 to 6 percent in 2015.
The report shows overdose deaths related to opioids are increasing at an "incredible rate", said Dr. Caleb Alexander, a co-director for the Johns Hopkins Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness. "Heroin is part of America's larger drug abuse problem".
Slovis said some illicit synthetic opioids can be 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin.
The US Drug Enforcement Agency, tasked with monitoring and enforcing the country's federal laws on drugs, says heroin seizures increased.
Fentanyl and Carfentanil, which was created to be an elephant tranquilizer, has led in some instances to EMS personnel running out of the opioid antidote Narcan while treating a single patient, he said.
"When you use an elephant tranquilizer on a human, bad things are going to happen", Slovis said, explaining EMS personnel had to double the amount of Narcan they bring with them in the field.
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Regardless, the veteran cornerback will stay put in NY with the deal between the Jaguars and Dolphins being finalized. For the Jaguars, it gives them a tackle who, when healthy, is probably better than anyone they had on the roster.
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Apparently, Trump is having a very selective memory because, during the election, Mark Cuban was a huge Hillary Clinton supporter. He became controversial because he wore a No.46 jersey in the game as a form of criticism for U.S. president Donald Trump.
Gettleman was in the Giants' front office when Cruz was signed as an undrafted free agent out of the University of MA in 2010. While it's sad for fans to see one of their favorite players go, it's an understandable move from the Giants perspective.
Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait said in a statement that Anaheim was committed to a full and impartial investigation of the incident. Apparently, teens and children walk across the officer's lawn as part of a commonly used route to local schools.
The BoE this month signalled that it is in no hurry to raise interest rates with so much Brexit-related uncertainty ahead. The ONS also pointed out that there was a drop in business investment, which fell by one percent in the last quarter.
Al-Bashir was allowed to leave South Africa even though a local court ordered authorities to arrest him. South Africa said it was quitting the ICC because membership conflicted with diplomatic immunity laws.
Officials are asking anyone who may have taken pictures in the area or was just on the trail to contact authorities immediately. Indiana State Police gave an update Wednesday morning on the investigation into the murders of two girls in Delphi, Indiana.
At a minimum, the ruling will delay South Africa's withdrawal from the ICC, which had been scheduled to take effect in October. Mojapelo added that government decisions must be based on "the expressed authority of the constitution".
Leaflets have been dropped over the west of the city by the Iraqi army to warn residents that a liberation offensive is imminent. Three in five of Mosul's civilians now depend on untreated water from wells following strikes on infrastructure, according to...
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Kerala cops moral police couple, get recorded on Facebook Live
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Jay Z: From Marcy to VC
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Apple seeds watchOS 3.2 beta 3 to developers
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Burger King and Tim Hortons owner to buy Popeyes for $1.8 bln
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