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Testing for Fentanyl
New research finds that simple test strips are highly effective in testing for the drug fentanyl. Its a synthetic opioid 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin, and is often mixed into street drugs like heroin and cocaine, raising the risk for deadly overdose. The Takeaway evaluates the availability and use of these strips to prevent overdose deaths, and how their use could fit in to a strategy to combat the opioid crisis in this country.

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 12:00pm


The Takeaway is a one-hour national news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up and prepare for what's ahead. Host John Hockenberry, along with the The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invites listeners every day to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online. The Takeaway is a co-production of PRI (Public Radio International) and WNYC Radio in collaboration with The New York Times and WGBH Boston.

Mon, Feb 26, 2018 -- 12:00pm


The Takeaway is a one-hour national news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up and prepare for what's ahead. Host John Hockenberry, along with the The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invites listeners every day to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online. The Takeaway is a co-production of PRI (Public Radio International) and WNYC Radio in collaboration with The New York Times and WGBH Boston.

Tue, Feb 27, 2018 -- 12:00pm


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