... is the subject of an article in today's WSJ. HIV and Hep C infection rates are on the rise as heroin addicts share needles with each other. In the article, needle exchange is offered as a solution.
A solution for what? Heroin addicts are pretty much doomed. If the HIV doesn't get them, other secondary effects from the heroin will. The problem isn't the HIV or Hep C, the problem is the heroin in the first place.