oxycontin http://wrvo.org en Why heroin is back http://wrvo.org/post/why-heroin-back <p></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:43:54 +0000 Catherine Loper 59076 at http://wrvo.org Why heroin is back Why heroin use has become an epidemic http://wrvo.org/post/why-heroin-use-has-become-epidemic <p></p><p>Use of the illegal narcotic heroin is on the rise across the nation and in New York state. In the last decade, the number of people hooked on heroin is estimated to have doubled. And it is claiming lives from actor Philip Seymour Hoffman to SUNY Oswego students. This week on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care," Hosts Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, speak with The New York Times reporter J. David Goodman, who has reported extensively on the causes and effects of the heroin epidemic.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 09:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 56532 at http://wrvo.org