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Contact: Jim Dryden
jdryden@wustl.edu
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Washington University School of Medicine

Changing Demographics of Heroin Use

Caption: Washington University researchers have found that as prescription painkillers have gotten more expensive and difficult to abuse, many suburban drug users have switched to heroin.

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