Heroin leads the charge, accounting for a quarter of the overdose deaths, more than triple the rate at which it killed in 2010.
The House gave unanimous first-round approval to the bill Thursday. Many people became addicted to opioids from using prescription painkillers, but as access to those drugs was tightened in response, they moved on to heroin and synthetic opioids to feed their addiction. Lakin is a physician who introduced the bill in committee.
While overdoses were up among all age groups, in 2015, adults 45-years-old to 54-years-old have the highest rate of overdose deaths.
These numbers are far higher than suicide rates, which stand at 13.4 per 100,000 people, or the rate of auto accident deaths, which is 11.1 per 100,000. Similarly, the percentage of deaths caused by fentanyl and other synthetic opioids (with the exception of methadone) climbed from 8 percent to 18 percent from 2010 to 2015. The rate increased on average by 9% per year from 1999 to 2006, by 2% per year from 2006 to 2013, and by 12% per year from 2013 to 2015.
Other opioids - both synthetic and natural - such as oxycodone (OxyContin) and hydrocodone (Vicodin) accounted for another 24 percent of overdose deaths in 2015, down from 29 percent in 2010. Perhaps not surprisingly, overdose deaths from heroin had a sharp rise.
Overdose deaths involving fentanyl and tramadol also increased, according to data from 2015 which is the latest year available.
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In this issue, Dr. Andrew Kolodny, co-director of Brandeis University's Opioid Policy Research Center, states that this shift is only one side of the coin, as since 2010, "overdoses involving heroin has skyrocketed".
The study also shows more men than women die of drug overdose, and that such deaths are most common among people in their mid-40's to their mid-50's, and white Americans had the highest rate of drug OD death among all ethnic groups.
When looking at overdoses overall, opioid-related deaths represented the majority.
Overdose deaths hit middle-aged and white people the hardest, according to USA Today.
The US Drug Enforcement Agency, tasked with monitoring and enforcing the country's federal laws on drugs, says heroin seizures increased.
The DEA has issued a list of drugs that are fentanyl variations as they consider them as "no now accepted for medical use and a high potential for abuse". "That's going to really open up drug treatment, particularly in underserved areas", Salsitz said.
In July 2016, Israel's parliament, the Knesset, passed a law targeting human rights groups and NGOs that receive foreign funding. Shakir is a United States citizen and has traveled to Israel three times in the past prior to his work with Human Rights Watch.
British retailer John Lewis (LON:BD32) has announced plans to cut nearly 800 jobs from the store's cafes and administration. John Lewis is to cut 387 jobs as part of its efforts to limit costs as the retail sector prepares for a more hard year.
In fact, the actress will be taking on different projects in the subsequent years amidst a very hard divorce from Brad Pitt. The kids beamed with delight as they joined their mother at the grand unveiling of her latest project.
However, similar claims were made by Hamas after rockets were fired towards Israel's Eilat earlier this month. Three of the rockets were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome; the fourth fell into an open field.
The case of the missing Super Bowl jersey is all about one item that has a high value, according to Houston police. Brady's jersey was already destined to draw a pricey valuation due to the circumstances of the Patriots' victory.
De Kock went about business in the only way that he's familiar with and attacked the bowling with Faf du Plessis for company. De Kock added a 53-run stand with JP Duminy (34) and it ended when the latter was stumped off Mitchell Santner (2-46).
My health app states that I walk on average 10, 689 steps a day - so if we're going by the advised step average I'm doing good. These days 10,000 steps has become something of a mantra as a route to fitness, or at least the appearance thereof.
He admitted that congressional estimates will project a bigger hit to the federal deficit because of slower growth forecasts. Gains in energy shares due to a jump in oil prices helped lift the equity market.
Adding to the sexism at the organization, Fowler claims internal politics eroded any organization at the company. Fowler previously worked as one of the Uber's engineers from November of 2015 to December of past year .
Border Patrol agent shot and killed an unarmed 15-year-old near the border that separates El Paso, Texas from Juarez, Mexico. Justice Clarence Thomas, in keeping with his standard practice, did not speak or ask questions during the argument.
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Guess who's joining 'Dancing With the Stars'
The last cast member born in the area was singer Chaka Khan, who came in last place on Season 21 in 2015. T will be competing alongside Olympic darling, Simone Biles on season 24 of the ABC hit.
Microsoft launches Skype Lite in India
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Showdowns to shape the India-Aust series
There have been some unfortunate and controversial incidents in the past which are hard to overlook ahead of the series. Even in Mumbai it was a similar case, where we lost the toss and they put 400 runs and we won by an innings.
Manchester City v AS Monaco, Champions League 2016/17
It is very important for people who look at us, evaluate us and criticise us to see we are going in the right direction". Monaco will be hoping to get at least a draw here so they will be at the upper hand when going home.