Report: Drug overdose deaths on the rise in New York

The department says statistics from 2013 show the

The department says statistics from 2013 show the largest number of heroin deaths in a decade. (August 28, 2014 5:48 PM)

A new report from the city's health department says drug overdose deaths have increased in New York.

The department says statistics from 2013 show the largest number of heroin deaths in a decade. The Bronx had the highest rate of heroin-involved overdose deaths.

From 2010 to 2013, the rate of general overdose deaths increased by 41 percent. And besides heroin, the health department says...

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