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Drug overdoses

Drug overdoses now lead accidental deaths in the US with 44.000 people killed in 2013.

Now in most US. states, more people die from accidental overdoses than in road accidents.

Suicide comes next with 41.000.

680.000

In a related development, the number of annual users of heroin jumped from 370,000 (2007) to 680,000 in 2013.

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Editor in Chief Mehdi Chourou