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Colorado’s 1st gubernatorial debate highlights fentanyl issues

Colorado’s Democratic governor, Jared Polis, and his GOP challenger, Heidi Ganahl, offered differing versions of the state with the economy, crime, education and post-pandemic recovery among the top issues in…

Defense grilled on fentanyl crisis post Fort Bragg, Fort Bliss, West Point drug overdoses: ‘Troubling pattern’

A letter sent by five senators to the Pentagon on Wednesday demanded answers on the increased drug overdose deaths at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg, as well as more information on…

Acetaminophen during pregnancy may be linked to attention and sleep problems in young children: New study

Taking the pain medication acetaminophen, also known under the brand name of Tylenol, during pregnancy may be associated with child behavioral issues at three years old. That’s according to a…

Fentanyl crisis continues to ravage US communities as border drug trafficking hits new records: memo

FIRST ON FOX – A memo circulating among Senate Republicans this week details how the fentanyl crisis continues to worsen across U.S. communities as southern border drug seizures and encounters…

Melatonin should be avoided in children unless directed by a health care professional, says sleep academy

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is urging parents to consult a health care professional before starting their child on melatonin, according to a recent health advisory.  “While melatonin can…

Border officials in Arizona seize 72K fentanyl pills, 44 pounds of meth hidden in gas tank

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents seized more than 72,000 fentanyl pills and more than 44 pounds of methamphetamine being smuggled into the U.S. on Thursday. The officers at the…

LA schools will carry Narcan after students overdose on fentanyl

The Los Angeles Unified School District will provide all its schools with a medication that can reverse opioid overdoses, after at least seven teenagers overdosed on pills likely laced with…

FDA advises against cooking chicken with cold medicine in response to ‘Sleepy Chicken’ trend

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a statement about the dangers of combining nighttime cold medicine with chicken after a viral “Sleepy Chicken” challenge trended earlier this…

Indianapolis CBP seize 28 pounds of date rape drug ketamine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Indianapolis earlier this month discovered two shipments containing around 28 pounds of the so-called “date rape” drug, ketamine.  Officers at the port of…