|Delco backs police having heroin-overdose antidote|
Citing a dramatic increase in heroin-related deaths, Delaware County officials announced Thursday they are pushing for legislation to allow police officers to carry a drug that can reverse the effects of a heroin overdose. They said they also are ...
Philly.com - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:52
|Soaring drug deaths turn focus on anti-overdose drug|
New Scientist - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:52
|Congresswoman Donna Edwards Reintroduces SOS Act to Combat Nationwide ...|
eNews Park Forest - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:26
|3Qs: Access expands to opioid overdose antidote|
Medical Xpress - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:15
|Letter: Make heroin overdose antidote more available in N.J.|
NJ.com - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:52
|Our View: Naloxone helps prevent deaths by overdose|
Wicked Local Rehoboth - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:00
|Richmond officers now carrying overdose antidote|
RICHMOND, R.I. (AP) — Richmond police officers are now carrying the overdose antidote Narcan, as deaths from heroin and other opioids are on the rise in Rhode Island and in the Northeast. The Westerly Sun reports that Police Chief Elwood Johnson told ...
The Providence Journal - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:30
|Heroin overdose antidote: Who gets to carry it?|
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — As deaths from heroin and powerful painkillers skyrocket nationwide, governments and clinics are working to put a drug that can reverse an opiate overdose into the hands of more paramedics, police officers and the people advocates ...
Boston.com - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:15
|Heroin overdose is Brockton's seventh in 17 days|
In Taunton on Friday, a 46-year-old man was found dead of a suspected heroin overdose at a Kilmer Avenue home, marking the seventh suspected fatal heroin overdose of 2014 in that city. In Avon on Thursday, a 28-year-old man was found dead of a ...
WCVB Boston - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:26
|Doctor: Narcan is a safe, life-saving opiate overdose antidote|
NECN - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:33
|Heroin Overdose Can Be Prevented, But It Requires a Plan|
Heroin is widely recognized as one of the most dangerous and highly-addictive illicit drugs. Yet most users don't fully understand the risks when they start using, particularly the threat of overdose. Overdose deaths are frequently the result of using ...
Huffington Post - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 07:49
|Bill passes for emergency drug to counter overdoses|
The Senate gave final approval Friday to allowing doctors to prescribe to a third party a drug that counters the effects of opiate overdoses — which often are needed before paramedics or an ambulance could arrive. The Senate voted 27-0 to pass HB119 ...
Salt Lake Tribune - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:48
|Popular overdose drug rises in cost, to keep up with demand|
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Across the country, a there has been a noticeable uptick in narcotic overdose cases. Government agencies and health clinics across the United States work to provide an anti-overdose drug, Naloxone, to as many as ...
Catholic Online - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:11
|'Magic' Overdose Drug Works, But Demand And Price On The Rise|
GPB - Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:56
|Hunterdon County police could soon get overdose antidote; drug could save ...|
Lehighvalleylive.com - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 03:48
|Man admitted to drug overdose before Carroll crash that injured 3 others ...|
Police arrested a driver who admitted to overdosing on prescription drugs before a wreck that injured four people in Carroll County. Donald Jefferies, 50, of Goshen in Oldham County, was charged with three counts of first-degree assault and driving ...
Lexington Herald Leader - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 05:35