Zusha Elinson

Wall Street Journal

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San Francisco-based reporter for the Wall Street Journal, covering crime and drugs

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Drug use and accidental overdoses are usually associated with the young and irresponsible. But not anymore.

Accidental Overdoses Increasing Among Baby Boomers

Drug use and accidental overdoses are usually associated with the young and irresponsible. But not anymore.

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Heroin addiction wasn't just  Philip Seymour Hoffman 's problem. It isn't just Hollywood's problem. It's America's problem.

Heroin Makes a Comeback

Heroin addiction wasn't just Philip Seymour Hoffman 's problem. It isn't just Hollywood's problem. It's America's problem.

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