Karen Smith

California Department of Public Health

Director of the California Department of Public Health

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A powerful drug that’s 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin has   been linked to recent overdoses across California, many of them fatal.   It’s called fentanyl, and it’s a synthetic…

Overdoses from Fentanyl Up in California, Public Health Alert Issued

A powerful drug that’s 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin has  been linked to recent overdoses across California, many of them fatal.  It’s called fentanyl, and it’s a synthetic…

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