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Wis. departments seek to arm police with Narcan

- 10/28/2014

By Nico Savidge The Wisconsin State Journal MADISON, Wis. — To address a rising tide of drug overdoses, many of them involving heroin, Dane County’s two largest law enforcement ...

Shopper brawls with EMS at Tenn. bargain store

- 10/22/2014

By Rain Smith The Times News BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — An intoxicated Mount Carmel couple face multiple charges after reportedly taking their young child to a Blountville store, where the ...

Fla. woman accused of stealing from ambulance

- 10/10/2014

News4 JAX ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — St. Johns County deputies arrested a 36-year-old woman on various charges after witnesses reporter her stealing medical bags from an ambulance. Deputies ...

Ill. anti-heroin task force pushes for Narcan nasal spray

- 10/09/2014

By Nicholas J.C. Pistor The St. Louis Post-Dispatch CHICAGO — Heroin is one of the top killer drugs in suburban America, and Illinois is trying to combat it with a new task force and ...

Quick Clip: Why medics need more respect for narcotics

- 10/08/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a Utah medic who police ...

Cape Cod police to carry Narcan

- 10/06/2014

By K.C. Myers Cape Cod Times BARNSTABLE, Mass. — After months of plowing through red tape, all police departments on Cape Cod will finally be able to carry the opiate overdose reversal ...

Why EMS should always report stolen drugs to police

- 10/02/2014

We know that drug addiction among EMS providers is a serious, real issue. We have easy access to controlled substances, and in many situations, it’s fairly straightforward to hide the illegal ...

Medic suspected in drug thefts resigns before investigation

- 10/02/2014

Local police are upset that they were denied access to information about the case; county police are investigating the theft charges

Medic suspected in drug thefts resigns before investigation

- 10/02/2014

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — Police are upset that a Unified Fire Authority paramedic who allegedly stole morphine and may have been connected to a rash of thefts, was allowed to resign without ...

American doctor gets blood from fellow Ebola survivor

- 09/15/2014

By Josh Funk The Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — An American aid worker infected with Ebola has been given blood from a fellow doctor who battled the disease, and Nebraska doctors say ...

Audit: Calif. fire department needs to keep better count of narcotics

- 09/10/2014

By Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Eight years after a scandal over stolen morphine vials rocked the Sacramento Fire Department, a city audit has found that the ...

5 Calif. students sickened, 2 hospitalized by pot brownies

- 09/07/2014

The Associated Press RICHMOND, Calif. — Authorities say two students have been released from a hospital after becoming ill from eating marijuana-laced brownies sold at their San Francisco ...

Man revived with Narcan assaults EMS providers

- 09/05/2014

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — A paramedic and an EMT were assaulted Wednesday after administering Narcan to a man who attacked them and then fled. Scott Gill was arrested after a two-hour manhunt, ...

Man revived with Narcan assaults W.Va. EMS providers

- 09/04/2014

He attacked a medic and EMT after they administered the drug, then fled into the woods

Charlotte firefighters to carry Narcan

- 09/03/2014

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Responding to an uptick in overdoses from heroin and other opiates, Charlotte firefighters will begin this fall carrying ...

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