Rate of growth in Mass. opioid deaths slows

Fentanyl now present in almost every one of the fatalities

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICERWE THE RATE OF DEATHS due to opioid overdoses is slowing in Massachusetts, but still nearly 1,500 people died of an overdose in Massachusetts through the first nine months of the year, the state announced Monday. The 1,460 confirmed or suspected opioid-related overdose deaths in Massachusetts between January and September represent a(...)

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