LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has admitted that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors including incompetent staff and a lack of information. In a draft internal document obtained by The Associated Press, the agency wrote that experts should have realized that traditional infectious disease containment […]
Law enforcement agencies across the country lack the data they need to effectively address the nation’s heroin epidemic, but they may actually be the ones behind the data blackout.
Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s fatal heroin overdose in February has helped to bring to focus the growing heroin epidemic in the United States. According to data from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the rate of drug overdoses