Home Pharmacy & Biological Sciences Deadly U.S. Heroin Overdoses Quadrupled in 5 Years By Admin. Published on February 27, 2017. April 18, 2017 0 from Scientific American The number of deadly heroin overdoses in the United States more than quadrupled from 2010 to 2015, a federal agency said on Friday, as the price of the drug dropped and its potency increased. Read More → + There are no comments Add yours Cancel reply CommentNameEmailUrl Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.