Brent D. Lutz

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Small Cities Struggle to Battle the Rise in Heroin Abuse

The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin overdose shed new light on a startling truth: The drug has not only resurfaced, but is back …

Heroin Gains Popularity as Cheap Doses Flood the U.S.

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death from an apparent heroin overdose has brought renewed attention to the drug’s increasing popularity in the United …

Drug Addiction

Laced Heroin Linked to 22 Deaths in Western Pennsylvania

A single batch of laced heroin has been linked to 22 deaths in Western Pennsylvania over the past week, with 15 deaths occurring in Allegheny County. …

Vietnam sentences 30 people to death for trafficking heroin from Laos into Vietnam, China

A Vietnamese court has sentenced 30 people to death for drug trafficking in the country's largest ever narcotics case.<p>The 30 men and women, all …

How the War on Drugs' 'Dream' Became an Indie-Rock Reality

Frontman Adam Granduciel on the making of the band's rich third LP 'Lost in the Dream'<p>Adam Granduciel just circled back to his Philadelphia home …

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling?

Peter Shumlin, Democratic governor of Vermont, moved heroin addiction to the front burner of national news by devoting his entire State of the State address last week to his state’s dramatic increase in heroin abuse. Shumlin described the situation as an “epidemic,” with heroin abuse increasing 770 …

The Week in Review: Iraq Uprising

Inside Flipboard / June 20, 2014<p>Formerly associated with al-Qaeda, militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have crossed the border …