Here is how I came to 158 deaths: It’s likely that 158 is an approximate, potentially conservative estimate. But it’s a place to start.
Despite a precipitous drop in the overall number of opioids prescribed in Illinois, the number of accidental overdoses—both fatal and nonfatal—have continually risen over the last decade, according to the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program and the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) opioid data dashboard. Since 2017, overdose deaths in Illinois have exceeded the state’s […]
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Worst dates: “I mean, I’m just totally rock ‘n’ roll,’ he said, once. And then again.”
Worst dates: “It kind of all makes sense that she would blow me while I played Call of Duty”
Long lost love: “I remember thinking that he looked like a north African Elvis Presley, but in a good way”
Worst dates: “He came to our date with a leisure suit, and some odd-looking hat.”
Worst dates: “He is still distraught over the laughter of the lightweight”
Worst dates: “I have no job and just got out of jail. You really think I’m marriage material?”
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