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Drug Overdoses From Opioids Surge 41% For African-Americans

“Drug deaths among Blacks in urban counties rose by 41 percent in 2016, far outpacing any other racial or ethnic group.” (NewYorkTimes) Reports released recently from the Center of Disease Control, show that opioids are starting to become a huge problem in African-American communities. Drug overdoses from opioids rose 41 percent for African-Americans and those between the ages of 45 …

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