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By adamg - 8/11/15 - 4:55 pm

Boston Magazine reports there's a drug that can cure the infectious liver disease - but it costs $84,000 for a full course.

By adamg - 8/6/15 - 9:15 am

Robert Jubinville of Milton, one of the state's eight elected governor's councilors, says it's time to stop throwing heroin addicts into prison. Read more.

By SCATV Somerville - 5/13/15 - 10:20 am

Heroin Overdoses On The Rise - SNN #39 - 5/5/2015 a

Overdoses from heroin and other opioids are on the rise in Somerville and police and other agencies are fighting back with more than arrests.

During the first three months of 2015, at least six people died; double the number who died in all of 2013, according to the Somerville Police Department.

“One is too many,” Somerville Police Chief David Fallon told Somerville Neighborhood News (SNN). “Think about the loss of potential to the community, how that effects the family, the immediate family. It’s devastating.”

By SCATV Somerville - 5/6/15 - 12:17 pm

Newscast: Somerville Neighborhood News #39 - May 5, 2015

In the latest Somerville Neighborhood Newscast, learn about the new affordable housing development on Washington Street, get the latest on a pro-divestment sit-in at Tufts, find out why Rep. Denise Provost is “appalled” with the trade deals being made in Washington, learn about the Tufts protests to support part-time janitors, go to the Boston Marathon with the Somerville Road Runners, learn more about the heroin and opioid epidemic and go to the city’s spring clean-up.

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