What happened: CVS, the national pharmacy chain store, announced it will start selling naloxone (Narcan) rescue kits without a prescription in 12 more states. In addition to Rhode Island and ...
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy announced it will start selling naloxone without prescription in 12 new states.
Previously, the opioid antidote, also known as Narcan, was available for ...
Three local fire-EMS agencies treated six drug overdoses last week alone.
By Zach Crenshaw
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — There have been six drug overdoses in the last week in St Joseph County. Three local fire departments had to give patients Narcan to combat ...
LAS VEGAS — Opioid overdose is a widespread problem that affects all communities and socioeconomic groups in the U.S. and has recently become a leading causes of preventable death.
By Dan Griffin
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. — Synthetic drugs could be leading to EMTs in the area being bitten, punched, and even having their hair pulled by overdose patients.
By Chuck Morris
MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. — A Warren County EMS employee was fired after being arrested last month on drug charges.
Travis Roberts, 35, was charged with possession ...
LEXINGTON, Ky. — A former paramedic was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for stealing fentanyl from Carter County EMS, where she worked.
Amanda Sturgill Jones, 35, pleaded guilty ...
NEW YORK — New York law enforcement officials have announced a crackdown on synthetic marijuana use, saying it has become a health crisis of near epidemic proportions ...
Since July there have been 60 spice overdoses, with 15 attacks to medics.
By Brittany Tyner
TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. — An increase in the number of spice overdoses is keeping the Tippecanoe Emergency Ambulance Service more than busy, the ambulance service ...
Management of patient's pain is an important treatment medics provide. But some caregivers, unfortunately, abuse the trust put into them to carry and distribute narcotics. In the past few ...
Four different ways to administer epinephrine 1:1,000 to a 1-year-old patient.
Learn more about recognizing and treating anaphylaxis.
By Ford Turner
READING, Pa. — Three times in the past two years, heroin or fentanyl abusers have overdosed at a convenience store in the jurisdiction of the Northern Berks ...
By Theodore Decker
The Columbus Dispatch
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — A Reynoldsburg woman took her 14-month-old daughter to a Hilltop drug house in May and the child ingested a lethal dose ...