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Lawsuit: Ky. medic replaced Fentanyl with water

- 05/04/2015

By Leeann Akers Journal-Times CARTER COUNTY, Ky. — The Carter County Emergency Medical Services, EMS Director Jerry Horn, Dr. Carolyn A. Moore, and former EMS paramedic Amanda Sturgill-Jones ...


CDC: Expanding naloxone use could reduce OD deaths

- 05/02/2015

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 ...


Mass. opioid overdoses top 1,000 in 2014

- 04/30/2015

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 ...


Mass. opioid overdoses top 1,000 in 2014

- 04/29/2015

The state has seen a 13 percent increase since 2012


Medic arrested for drug trafficking faces child porn charges

- 04/29/2015

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 ...


Narcotics missing from Ohio fire stations

- 04/26/2015

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 ...


NY responders administer more Narcan than ever before

- 04/24/2015

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. “We’re ...


What the flakka is this new drug?

- 04/23/2015

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. Flakka ...


Palcohol creator fends off efforts to ban product

- 04/22/2015

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


Palcohol creator fends off efforts to ban product

- 04/22/2015

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. After ...


Inside EMS Podcast: Do EMS volunteers have too many educational restraints?

- 04/17/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a question from listener ...


New drug 'flakka' hits Fla. county

- 04/15/2015

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


New drug 'flakka' hits Fla. county

- 04/15/2015

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 ...


Okla. paramedic and instructor charged with drug trafficking

- 04/14/2015

He and another man were found with 12 grams of meth and a couple grams of cocaine following a traffic stop


Okla. paramedic and instructor charged with drug trafficking

- 04/14/2015

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 ...


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