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Family of man killed by Houston cop say he was in mental health crisis, the system let him down

Family of man killed by Houston cop say he was in mental health crisis, the system let him down

Family members of a man killed by Houston police last month say the 26-year-old was suffering from a mental health crisis and relatives were actively looking for him when an officer killed him shot in the Spring Branch area. Speaking at the headquarters of FIEL, an immigration advocacy group in southwest Houston, Alfredo Gonzalez Garza’s …

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University of Houston researchers develop vaccine to fight fentanyl addiction

University of Houston researchers develop vaccine to fight fentanyl addiction

A University of Houston research team has developed a vaccine targeting fentanyl, posing a breakthrough solution to a worsening opioid epidemic that kills tens of thousands of Americans every year. The vaccine would eventually be offered to people trying to quit opioids and prevent relapses – which are a reality for 80% of addicted drug …

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