A man injects heroin into this arm under a bridge at Kurt Cobain Memorial Park in Aberdeen, Wash., in June. A new study suggests the opioid crisis is only a symptom of a much broader epidemic afflicting rural white Californians.
A man injects heroin into this arm under a bridge at Kurt Cobain Memorial Park in Aberdeen, Wash., in June. A new study suggests the opioid crisis is only a symptom of a much broader epidemic afflicting rural white Californians. David Goldman AP
A man injects heroin into this arm under a bridge at Kurt Cobain Memorial Park in Aberdeen, Wash., in June. A new study suggests the opioid crisis is only a symptom of a much broader epidemic afflicting rural white Californians. David Goldman AP

Opioid crisis is only a symptom of deadly epidemic

December 14, 2017 12:00 PM