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Fentanyl Overdose

What Is Fentanyl? The Facts About the Opioid That Caused Prince's Death

Health.com | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Amid all the speculation and controversy, the death of legendary artist Prince has been officially ruled an accidental opioid overdose. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Minnesota released an autopsy report yesterday listing the cause of his death as an accident, and citing fentanyl toxicity.

After Prince's Tragic Overdose, Here's What You Need to Know About Fentanyl

Kevin Franciotti | Posted 06.02.2016 | Science
Kevin Franciotti

Prince was known as an advocate for clean living, and if fear of being stigmatized as a drug addict was a contributing factor to his untimely death, just like it is for many others, serious consideration needs to include an end to the stigma around drug use.

Powerful Opioid Fentanyl Blamed For Spike In U.S. Drug Overdoses

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

March 18 (Reuters) - Federal drug enforcement officials on Wednesday issued a nationwide alert about the dangers of fentanyl, a powerful opioid ofte...

One Man Allegedly Smokes What We Thought Was Un-Smokable

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 02.19.2013 | Weird News

Put this in your pipe and smoke it. A man allegedly overdosed from smoking his girlfriend's medicated back patch, Greenfield, Wis. police say. ...