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Getting A Fix

Getting A Fix: Carfentanil Is An Elusive Killer7:02
September 26, 2017
By Angela M. Hill

Getting A Fix: Carfentanil Is An Elusive Killer

Carfentanil is extremely toxic, but dealers continue to mix the drug with heroin or cocaine, and addicts continue to chase the elusive high.
Getting A Fix: Tackling New Synthetic Drugs4:43
September 18, 2017
By Karen Rodriguez

Getting A Fix: Tackling New Synthetic Drugs

Since early 2010, the DEA's Special Testing and Research Laboratory has identified over 400 new psychoactive substances.
Getting A Fix: Mapping Drug Overdoses2:59
September 11, 2017
By Karen Rodriguez

Getting A Fix: Mapping Drug Overdoses

The Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, or ODMAP, helps first responders collect drug overdose data in real time.
Getting A Fix: Preventing Opioid Addiction3:45
September 5, 2017
By Karen Rodriguez

Getting A Fix: Preventing Opioid Addiction

Amid the rise in patients addicted to opioid prescription painkillers, doctors are turning to other ways to treat pain.