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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Study: Opioid crisis not slowing down, deaths to increase 147 percent by 2025

Lydia Taylor February 3, 2019

A study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that opioid-related deaths are going to increase by 147 percent by 2025.Already in the midst of an epidemic, researchers state...

Dylan Webb is a teaching English as a second language major. Contact him at dwebb13@kent.edu.

Opinion: Spring into life: Death’s harsh reminder

Dylan Webb March 30, 2016

As the last doctor on the board told my grandmother the news that the only treatment for her newly diagnosed pancreatic cancer was a chemotherapy drug with only a seven percent chance doing any good —...

Kent State student dies of overdose

Payton Moore March 6, 2016

Andreas Diamantopoulos, a Kent State junior and Stow native, died Feb. 28 from a heroin overdose. The business management major had previously received a four-year academic scholarship to attend Kent State....

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