By David Mittleman

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Fifteen Die in a Single Week from Combined Cancer Painkiller and Heroin Overdose

The medical examiner in Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County says that he typically sees around 3-4 heroin-related deaths each week. However, the past week has been a record breaker, with fifteen people between the ages of 22 to 53 dying after taking an apparent dose of a cancer painkiller and heroin. The medical examiner says that it’s pretty clear that someone has been manufacturing Fentanyl, the cancer painkiller, and selling it as heroin on the streets.

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