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217 Today: Most teenage overdose deaths happen at home, CDC data shows. Here’s what parents need to know


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Monday, June 10, 2024

Today's headlines:

  • Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern in Chicago is so busy it’s cutting back on letting patients schedule when to be induced for labor.
  • The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Leader believes Illinois lawmakers will pass a bill giving the tribe title to a 1,500-acre park in DeKalb County – but it may take a few more months.
  • It’s been an extremely active year for tornadoes and other severe storms in the middle of the U.S.
  • Former Fighting Illini Volleyball player Jordyn Poulter was named to the US Olympic team

In today's deep dive, we’ll learn about what parents and young people need to know to prevent an overdose death.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting today contributed by Kristen Schorsch, Skyler Rossi, Colin Hislope and  Farah Yousry.