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RI Fatal Overdoses Climbs To 142

There have been 142 fatal overdoses from heroin and prescription drugs in Rhode Island has climbed this year. The Journal reports that state Health Director Michael Fine called the overdoses a major crisis during a seminar on the issue at the Health Department yesterday. Fine says more than 1,000 people have been saved with the antidote Narcan and an additional 250 people's lives were saved at emergency rooms.



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