Fentanyl

It’s free to obtain and be trained to administer Narcan, which could save someone who has overdosed on fentanyl.<ins> (Shutterstock)</ins>

You could save your neighbor’s life

Narcan reverses fatal effects of overdosing

 

Red Hot Chili Pepper bassist Flea had some quality time with Koko the gorilla over the weekend. (Courtesy Instagram)

Scoop: Chili Pepper bassist Flea jams with Koko the gorilla

Ordinarily, nothing could be more of a nuisance to a hairy gorilla…

 

Chaka Khan and her sister have both entered a drug rehabilitation program to battle their addiction to prescription drugs. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: Chaka Khan, sister in rehab over prescription drugs

Chaka Khan and her sister have entered a drug rehabilitation program to…

 

A final coroner’s report reveals that a self-administered overdose of an opioid painkiller was the cause of death for Prince (pictured performing in Las Vegas in 2013). (Chris Pizzello/Invision)

Scoop: Prince’s cause of death OD, potential heirs lining up

Things are going to be busy in Carver County, Minn. On Thursday,…

A final coroner’s report reveals that a self-administered overdose of an opioid painkiller was the cause of death for Prince (pictured performing in Las Vegas in 2013). (Chris Pizzello/Invision)
Surveillance cameras, right, are mounted underneath a metal table with chairs bolted to the floor where addicts can inhale heroin fumes in a clinic in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in…

Surveillance cameras, right, are mounted underneath a metal table with chairs bolted to the floor where addicts can inhale heroin fumes in a clinic in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada was approved Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

SF health officials warn of lethal, fake ‘Xanax’ circulating city streets

San Francisco health officials are warning residents about dangerous, counterfeit pills circulating…

A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada was approved Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)