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Firsthand accounts indicate fentanyl test strips are effective in reducing overdose risk

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid so potent that a miniscule amount equivalent to several grains of salt can cause a fatal overdose. Yet it’s difficult for people who use drugs to detect, which presents a major public health hazard given how commonly fentanyl is used to lace heroin or cocaine. In 2017, a team of… Read More »

High blood pressure symptoms: This sign in the face could indicate the condition

High blood pressure symptoms aren’t aways easy to detect because they don’t necessarily make a person feel unwell. It’s also rare they appear, but if they are apparent, headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness and chest pain are just a few of the symptoms that can arise. If the condition is left untreated, a person is… Read More »