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  • The Rise of Fentanyl Deaths

    August 29, 2016

    As the opioid epidemic grows so does the spread of fentanyl. A new report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows the number of drug products testing positive for fentanyl rose 426% between 2013 and 2014 nationwide. ... Read more

  • Prince and the Rising Fentanyl Epidemic

    June 03, 2016

    Prince was an extraordinary musician and performer. Unfortunately, the cause of his death-- an overdose of the opioid fentanyl -- is all too ordinary. ... Read more

  • What is Meldonium?

    March 08, 2016

    Star tennis player Maria Sharapova is facing backlash – and losing endorsement deals – after revealing that she failed a drug test at this year’s Australian Open. ... Read more

  • The Need for Naloxone

    December 09, 2015

    Enough opioids are prescribed in this state every year for every adult to have a bottle. Utah is currently fifth in the nation when it comes to opioid overdose deaths – many of which are accidental and could have been prevented if naloxone had been administered. ... Read more

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