By Leeann Akers
CARTER COUNTY, Ky. — The Carter County Emergency Medical Services, EMS Director Jerry Horn, Dr. Carolyn A. Moore, and former EMS paramedic Amanda Sturgill-Jones ...
Allowing more basic EMS provider staff to administer naloxone could reduce drug overdose deaths that involve opioids, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study, “Disparity ...
The Associated Press
BOSTON — State health officials say more than 1,000 people died as a result of opioid-related overdoses in Massachusetts last year — an increase of 33 percent ...
The state has seen a 13 percent increase since 2012
By Matt Swearengin
Durant Daily Democrat
ATOKA, Okla. — An Atoka man authorities say is an emergency medical technician who was previously arrested for possessing methamphetamine with ...
The Columbus Dispatch
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police are investigating the possible theft of narcotics from two Columbus fire stations after several bottles of painkillers disappeared ...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — After responding to three suspected drug overdoses in one car, Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield said there are concerns about the rising need and cost of Narcan.
News reports with descriptions of men running naked, performing sex acts on a tree, and fighting with police officers are sure to draw the attention of civilians and EMS providers.
The powered alcohol was approved the FDA last month but six states have already outlawed it, and about 30 more states are working on legislation that would prohibit sales
The Associated Press
AUGUSTA, Maine — The creator of powdered alcohol is furiously trying to fend off efforts to ban the product in Maine and across the country before it even hits stores.
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Flakka is cheap, potent and has been described as the next generation of synthetic drug that has been linked to a string of bizarre, sometimes violent incidents
By Julius Whigham
The Palm Beach Post, Fla.
PALM BEACH, Fla. — Naked and screaming from a Lake Worth rooftop in January, Leroy Strothers was threatening to shoot “everybody like ...
He and another man were found with 12 grams of meth and a couple grams of cocaine following a traffic stop
CALERA, Okla. — Two men, one a paramedic and EMS instructor, were charged with drug trafficking after being pulled over during a routine traffic stop.
Brian Coates, the former assistant ...