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 ...
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 ...