The USDA served Lynchburg General Hospital pharmacy with a warrant related to hundreds of thousands of dollars in possible drug thefts, including thefts from ambulance drug boxes
The Associated Press
LYNCHBURG, Va. — Federal drug investigators are working to find out what happened to hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of prescription medications in the Lynchburg ...
By Eric Eyre
The Charleston Gazette
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. — Kanawha County’s heroin problem is overwhelming law enforcement agencies and fire departments, a county substance abuse ...
By Natalie Sherman
The Baltimore Sun
BALTIMORE, Md. — As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan pledged to declare a "state of emergency" to combat the spike in heroin-related deaths, state ...
Steve Whitehead reminds us that marijuana is illegal in most states and if an agency prohibits it, EMTs can be disciplined even when using in a state where it's allowed.
By Shawn Regan
HAVERHILL, Mass. — Police are investigating whether a heroin overdose killed the husband and wife found dead in their home Saturday morning by their ...
By John Keilman
CHICAGO — Scott Schaben started working as a suburban firefighter in the 1980s, bonding with his co-workers over off-duty beers. But his social drinking ...
By Mari A. Schaefer
The Philadelphia Inquirer
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. — Delaware County police officers will be the first in Pennsylvania to be able to carry Naloxone, a drug that can ...
By Lot Tan
HAMILTON, Ohio — The price of a life-saving drug that counteracts the effects of a heroin overdose has increased by 55 percent in the past three weeks, according ...
By Liz Markhlevskaya
The Foster's Daily Democrat
DOVER, Del. — A judge at Strafford County Superior Court is considering a motion to dismiss charges against former Rochester firefighter ...
By Mike Carter
The Seattle Times
SEATTLE — A former South King County paramedic has pleaded not guilty to three counts of tampering with consumer products for allegedly stealing morphine ...
By Nico Savidge
The Wisconsin State Journal
MADISON, Wis. — Most of the Madison Police Department’s sergeants are now equipped to treat people overdosing from opiate drugs such ...
AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas Since noon on Monday 26 people have been sickened by the synthetic marijuana commonly known as K2, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
The agency ...
By Kate Jacobson
The Sun Sentinel
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — John Capra was pretty surprised when he saw a $700 bill for a Nov. 6 ambulance ride in Delray Beach.
Partly because he hadn't ...
By Scott J. Croteau
The Telegram Gazette
WORCESTER, Mass. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a former paramedic of a private ambulance company in the city who twice this week failed ...
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