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Equipped and staffed to reverse overdoses, New York City’s new, privately run “overdose prevention centers” are a bold and contested response to a storm tide of opioid overdose deaths nationwide.

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This story is just devastating. An Indiana toddler died from a fentanyl overdose and two other kids had to receive medical attention after they swallowed pills from a stash they found in a family home.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department intended to bring awareness to the powerful effects of fentanyl with a recent PSA, but they may have blown things out of proportion based off the opinions of some health care experts.

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Police in Florida said an investigation has been launched to determine how Black conservative Candace Owens obtained the police report about Andrew Gillum’s alleged overdose at the Mondrian South Beach Hotel on March 13. The police report as well as graphic photos of Gillum were released online, which show the former Democratic gubernatorial candidate lying in his […]

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Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has retained a high-powered criminal defense attorney to go after media outlets that published a graphic photo of him lying in his own vomit at a drug-fueled gay sex party. Gillum, 40, reportedly overdosed in room 1107 at the Mondrian South Beach Hotel on March 13 while partying with male […]

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A Milwaukee doctor working in addition medicine is speaking out after losing his wife to a fatal overdose. Dr. Neville Duncan is opening up about his loss because he never knew his wife was an addict. Jennifer Duncan died as a result of an accidental overdose of fentanyl and cocaine. “The irony of it is, I’m in addiction medicine,” said […]

Almost two months after his passing, the cause of death for Juice WRLD has officially been revealed—and as many suspected, drug use was involved. Entertainment Weekly reports, the official toxicology report has determined that the 21-year-old Juice WRLD died of an accidental drug overdose of oxycodone and codeine, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. In […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three men arrested during the investigation into rapper Mac Miller’s deadly overdose last year have now been charged with providing the drugs that killed him, U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday. A grand jury indictment that was unsealed in Los Angeles accuses the men of conspiring and distributing cocaine and oxycodone pills laced […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he sold counterfeit opioid pills to Mac Miller two days before the rapper died of an overdose. A Drug Enforcement Agency affidavit unsealed after the arrest of Cameron James Pettit alleges that Miller asked him for oxycodone and other drugs, but […]

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The cause of death for Toni Braxton’s niece has been announced. According to the medical examiner’s office In Maryland, Lauren Braxton died of a heroin overdose and fentanyl intoxication. The manner in which she died is still unknown. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bq1NNs9nGHZ/ Lauren is the daughter of Michael Conrad Braxton Jr.. At the time of her death back […]

Police in Georgia charged a man with felony murder after he allegedly sold heroin that led to the overdose death of a 22-year-old man. According to AJC.com, 28-year-old Antoin Thornton was arrested last Thursday, about two months after he sold heroin to the man. The victim, who was not identified, reportedly overdosed on the heroin, […]