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A brutal ending to young Avon mom’s descent into heroin addiction

On Jan. 7, 2017, Jordan King drove with friends looking to buy heroin. Her body was found after she had been dragged from the car for 75 feet on Martin Luther King Jr. Street. Her parents reflect on her life. The former cheerleader loved he...Read More

Father’s Essay Sheds Light On Daughter’s Heroin Addiction, Overdose Death – Elgin, IL Patch

Alexis "Lex" Fusz, formerly of Bartlett, died at the age of 25 from a heroin overdose after years of struggling to overcome her addiction to the drug. Her death on Dec. 11, 2016, has shaken her family. Lex's father, Gary Fusz, shared this es...Read More

Opioid painkiller addiction can start within just a few days – CBS News

Doctors who limit the supply of opioids they prescribe to three days or less may help patients avoid the dangers of dependence and addiction, a new study suggests.Among patients without cancer, a single day’s supply of a narcotic painkille...Read More