Accidental Deaths in Pennsylvania Rose in 2016, Driven By Opioid Overdose

January 30, 2018

  • January 31, 2018 at 11:17 am
    Miss Nomer says:
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    People are dying from overdosing on heroin and fentanyl. Not opiods. My neighbor’s son just OD’d in October — after his doctor refused to refill his pain medicine, an opiod, He resorted to street drugs and died on his parents back steps.

    • February 1, 2018 at 1:40 pm
      mrbob says:
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      Miss Nomer,

      You may want to do a little bit of research prior to posting. both substances you reference are extremely strong opioids but opioids just the same as are codeine and many others that target the opioid receptors in the users brain. See

      So sorry for your neighbors but your comments would lead one to believe that prescription use is not part of the problem which it clearly was in this case.

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