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Study Finds Massachusetts Workers in Dangerous Jobs More Prone to Overdoses

A study has found that construction workers are six times more likely to die from opioid overdoses than all other occupations in Massachusetts. The state Department of Public Health reported Wednesday there were more than 1,000 opioid-related deaths among construction …

Cuomo Says Plan for NYC Drug Injection Sites Will Be Reviewed

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a proposal to open supervised injection sites for illegal drug users in an effort to combat fatal overdoses will be closely reviewed. Cuomo said Friday that the goal of fighting opioid overdoses is “laudable.” …