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Jeff Rubin: Current drug epidemic may be even worst than people think and elderly not immune

Not a day goes by that you can’t pick up a newspaper or listen to the news and not be reminded of the drug epidemic in Kentucky and the surrounding region. Here, as in many communities across the Commonwealth and our nation, an increasing number of young people, and not so young people, have fallen victim to some sort of substance abuse or addiction. The result of which, accidental or otherwise,...