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Omaha Mother Fights for Fentanyl Awareness After Son’s Death

An Omaha mother is hoping to prevent fentanyl poisoning deaths by sharing her own story of loss.


How AI Is Being Used by Law Enforcement to Help Disrupt Fentanyl Production, Distribution

Cutting-edge tech helping authorities crack down on fentanyl production, distribution networks

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Edinburg CISD Educates Students on Dangers of Fentanyl

Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District started its One Pill Can Kill campaign to warn high school students about the dangers of fentanyl.

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Fentanyl-Tainted Gummy Bears Sicken 5 Kids at Virginia School; Couple Charged in Case

Two people have been arrested and charged after several Virginia fourth graders were sickened after eating gummy bears that had come in contact with the opioid fentanyl.


Researchers Identify Potential Infant Fentanyl Syndrome After Studying 10 Babies

Doctors have identified 10 babies who were born with congenital disabilities and whose mothers used street drugs, including fentanyl, during pregnancy. They fear there are many more.

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Kansas City Teens Join in the Fight Against Fentanyl

High school students in the Northland are helping city officials brainstorm ways to get drugs off the streets.

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Patriots CB Lost a Friend to Fentanyl Overdose. Now, He's Trying to Spotlight the Crisis

The bright yellow cleats New England Patriots cornerback Myles Bryant wears this weekend are sure to grab people’s attention.

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2023 Red Ribbon Photo Contest Winners Announced

The DEA and the National Family Partnership have announced the winners of the 2023 Red Ribbon Week Photo Contest!

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How to Talk to Teens About Drugs

With the holiday season upon us, many teens will be spending time with family. Get tips on how to check up on their health and have important conversations about drug use.

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Marijuana Use Raises Risk of Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Stroke, Studies Say

Older adults who don’t smoke tobacco but do use marijuana were at higher risk of both heart attack and stroke when hospitalized, while people who use marijuana daily were 34% more likely to develop heart failure.