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Posted: March 11, 2014 at 4:27 a.m.

Eric Holder, the attorney general, called the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent and growing public health crisis” and said in a video message posted on the Justice Department’s website that first responders should carry with them a drug that can reverse the effects of an overdose.

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