Fentanyl Now Drives Drug Overdose Deaths in U.S.

TUESDAY, May 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Overdose deaths involving dangerous synthetic opioids like fentanyl have skyrocketed in recent years, surpassing deaths from prescription painkillers, a new U.S. study reveals. Synthetic opioids — primarily fentanyl — were involved in more than 30 percent of fatal overdoses in 2016, up from roughly 8 percent in 2010,…

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Rock Climbing Goes Mainstream for Exercise Buffs

TUESDAY, May 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Rock climbing is no longer just for extreme sports athletes and thrill-seeking daredevils. With hundreds of indoor climbing facilities across the United States — plus climbing walls in local athletic clubs, sporting goods stores and even cruise ships — this fun activity continues to grow in popularity. Climbing…

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