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Heroin problem reaches epidemic proportions

Statistics from the CDC indicate the number of heroin-related overdose deaths in the U.S. nearly quadrupled between 2002 and 2013 and people who historically haven’t used the drug are becoming addicted, a fact that’s hit home for many.

Adeline Graf

Gift of sight gives FW girl even clearer vision

When she lost her vision four years ago, 12-year-old Adeline Graf never thought she’d see again. Thanks to some amazing technology and the generosity of dozens of donors, her future is brighter than ever before.

Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation

Grant aims to lower teen suicide rate in Indiana

Surveys and focus groups are often common components to any study, but this project is taking its research to a unique setting and meeting teens and young adults where they spend most of their time.

FILE - In this May 11, 2003, file photo, Microbiologist Ruth Bryan works with BG nerve agent simulant in Class III Glove Box in the Life Sciences Test Facility at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. The specialized airtight enclosure is also used for hands-on work with anthrax and other deadly agents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)

US: Deep flaws at biodefense lab after live anthrax shipped

A general and 11 other people associated with a U.S. Army biodefense laboratory face potential punishment for failures that an Army report says contributed to the mistaken shipment of live anthrax to other labs over a period of years.