As the heroin crisis continues to expose itself throughout the country, so do the syringes used by addicts to get their high, reported STAT.
Morrison leads a cleanup effort along the Merrimack River, which winds through Lowell, Mass.
"We started seeing it previous year here and there", Rocky Morrison, who leads a cleanup crew in MA, told the Associated Press. "But now, it's just raining needles everywhere we go". In San Francisco, more than 13,000 needles were collected in March alone, nearly five times the amount found in March of previous year, when 2,900 syringes were collected.
"I just want more awareness that this is happening", Nancy Holmes, the mother of an 11-year old girl who stepped on a syringe while swimming in California, told the AP. "You would hear stories about finding needles at the beach or being poked at the beach". But you think that it wouldn't happen to you. One six-year-old girl in California had put a used needle in her mouth after she thought it was a thermometer; she tested negative for hepatitis B and C. The girl was unharmed.
Some experts say the only solution is to help more users get treatment and to direct more funding to treatment programs, while others are fighting for needle exchange programs or the creation of safe spaces to shoot up.
The United States on Monday expressed a cautious attitude toward South Korea's proposal for rare inter-Korean talks. Cho added that the South did not engage in any back-channel dialogue with the North before making the proposals.
On average, equities research analysts predict that Universal Display Corporation will post $1.84 EPS for the current fiscal year. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 378,870 shares in the company, valued at $42,744,113.40.
David Goffin, écarté des terrains depuis sa chute à Roland-Garros, n'a reculé que d'une place et est désormais 14e. Le compatriote de Federer, Stan Wawrinka, a fait le chemin inverse de son illustre compagnon en Coupe Davis.
He said he would give Kaepernick this same advice if he was talking directly with him. "It's not about selling out", Vick replied. Even if he puts cornrows in there, I don't think he should represent himself in that way in terms of just the hairstyle.
Earlier, senior PPP leader Qamar Zaman Kaira said that his party would ensure that democracy was not harmed. The Bhutto scion said that if the Prime Minister did not resign, then PPP will prepare its strategy.
Qatar says it believes the Washington Post report , saying it "unequivocally proves that this hacking crime took place". On 5 June, Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt cut all ties with Doha and began a blockade on the Gulf country.
Numerous same people had been forced to flee this spring from the possibility of major flooding from a damaged dam spillway. Orr said events took a sharp turn on Saturday afternoon before the flames began to creep closer to homes in Risky Creek .
Martínica depende de Honduras que prácticamente tiene un boleto y de ver lo que hacen El Salvador que tiene tres unidades. Por séptima ocasión en su historia, Panamá avanzó a los Cuartos de Final de la Copa Oro .
UAE says pressure exerted on Doha 'working'
Quoting unnamed U.S. intelligence officials, the paper said senior members of the Emirati government discussed the plan on May 23. There have been allegations that Qatar has used virtual slave labor to build the stadiums where the games will be played.
Chewbacca shows up in Han Solo set photo
If you look at a zoomed-in take of the monitor, fans can see what looks to be two Wookiees caught in an intimate moment. It stars Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover , Joonas Suotamo, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke , Thandie Newton, Michael K.
Neymar Hints at Leaving Barcelona
Neymar has been with Barcelona since 2013, winning two La Liga titles, three Copa del Rey titles and one UEFA Champions League. Barcelona insist no one will sign Neymar this summer because of his release clause.
Monsoon session 2017 begins today, here is the agenda
The two Houses will be adjourning on the opening day because of the death of the sitting members since last session. RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family members are being named in the chargesheet in an alleged corruption case.
Yankees' Greg Bird to have ankle surgery, miss 6 weeks
Bird is batting just.100 while playing in 19 games this season after missing all of the 2016 campaign following shoulder surgery. The Yankees first baseman will have surgery Tuesday to fix the right ankle that has kept him sidelined since May 1.
China deploys NUCLEAR BOMBERS over islands in major WW3 taunt
Such activities should cause neither alarm nor too much speculation, and relevant parties should "get used to it", Ren said. However, Japan ministry of defense revealed further in a statement that Chinese bombers did not violate Japanese airspace.