The Hartford Courant
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Ten Wesleyan students and two visitors have been hospitalized, with at least two in critical condition, after overdosing over the ...
REVERE, Mass. — Calls to the fire department for suspected drug overdoses are increasingly common in Revere, Mass. The department responded to 16 overdose calls in a single six-day ...
Change in EMS isn’t usually easy, or painless. The first research suggesting that pneumatic anti-shock garments (PASGs or MASTs) might do more harm than good appeared in the mid-1980s, ...
The demand for the drug to counteract a heroin overdose is on the rise, which is driving up expenses for EMS
CINCINNATI, Ohio — The director of emergency medical services in Cincinnati asked for more money Thursday, with growing concern about the spike in costs to treat heroin overdoses ...
By Ford Turner
READING, Pa. — Anthony Tucci and his ambulance crews have never been able to do anything about the bumpy roads that make it tougher to administer lifesaving ...
The fun song "We are never giving drugs in the ER," a parody of "We are never getting back together," points out the seriousness of non-medical abuse of prescription drugs
A new Emergency Pharmacology mobile app provides paramedic students in Australia and New Zealand with access to information about drugs to give in emergencies.
The app is a joint project between ...
By Mary Clare Jalonick
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal ...
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 ...