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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

 

Tenderloin health efforts break from tradition as support for supervised injection sites grows

Tenderloin health efforts break from tradition as support for supervised injection sites grows

Solving intractable problems in an urban environment like the Tenderloin takes some…

 

In this 2015 file photo, Bentley, a 3-year-old Labrador retriever, rests his head on an inmate who he detected of having been in contact with an illegal drug at California State Prison, Solano in Vacaville. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)

Drug use up in California prisons with intensive programs

SACRAMENTO — Drug use behind bars appears to have increased since California…

 

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)
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)