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Surge in K2 calls for Texas EMS agency

- 09/01/2015

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-Travis County EMS reported a spike in medical calls regarding negative reactions to synthetic drug K2. Only Saturday medics responded to 12 calls involving 13 ...

How to administer Narcan

- 08/31/2015

Learn how to use Narcan to revive an overdose patient who is not breathing.

Del. attorney general asks for rebate on Narcan

- 08/27/2015

The company that produces the heroin-fighting medication raised the prices by almost half last year

Del. attorney general asks for rebate on Narcan

- 08/27/2015

By Evan Koslof WBOC OCEAN VIEW, Del. — Naloxone, the heroin fighting drug known as Narcan, can save lives, according to Ocean View Police Chief Ken McLaughlin. And he said 2015 has ...

Ketamine: Drug Whys

- 08/21/2015

Generic Name: ketamine (multiple generics available) Common Brand Name: Ketalar® (Par Pharmaceutical Companies – U.S.) Class: general anesthetic Treatment uses of Ketamine The ...

5 ways to treat anaphylaxis

- 08/17/2015

Dr. Corey Slovis at Vanderbilt emergency medicine talks about how to treat anaphylaxis with epinephrine, ways to suppliment epinephrine, and how to administer intravenous epinephrine. Read ...

Flakka killed Fla. man, autopsy shows

- 08/13/2015

By Elliott Jones Treasure Coast Newspapers GIFFORD, Fla. — An autopsy has confirmed that a man who was “tripping” and “acting crazy” outside a home on June 16 ...

Man dies in Texas ambulance; drug use suspected

- 08/12/2015

By Paulina Pineda The Dallas Morning News TERRELL, Texas — A 42-year-old man believed to be on drugs died Sunday morning while being transported to a hospital in Terrell, police said. Terrell ...

Mass. FD gets state approval to resume paramedic services

- 08/10/2015

Daily Hampshire Gazette SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. — The state gave the Southampton Fire Department approval to restart its paramedic-level ambulance services after an inspection Friday. “It ...

Prescription drugs had possible role in Ohio van-train crash

- 08/09/2015

By Lisa Cornwell The Associated Press CINCINNATI — Investigators probing a crash involving a van and a train that killed an adult passenger and injured 9 children and the van's ...

NYC sees surge in synthetic pot use

- 08/08/2015

By Tom Hays The Associated Press NEW YORK — Ignoring the police officers standing down the block and the disingenuous fine print on the foil packet peeking out of his front pocket ...

Boston medic pleads guilty to stealing drugs

- 08/06/2015

WHDH BOSTON — A former paramedic has pleaded guilty to stealing medications intended to be used by emergency care patients, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. ...

NH governor denies mayor's request to declare heroin emergency

- 08/06/2015

By Paul Feely New Hampshire Union Leader MANCHESTER, N.H. — Gov. Maggie Hassan has declined a request from Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas that she declare a public health state of emergency ...

Flakka training for EMS providers

- 08/05/2015

Dr. John Cunha, medical director of Oakland Park (Fla.) Fire Rescue, gives an overview of how to handle and treat patients on the synthetic drug

Conn. EMT faces larceny, drug charges

- 08/05/2015

By Greg Smith The Day NEW LONDON, Conn. — A former Groton Ambulance Association employee is due to appear in court on Friday to face charges she pilfered money from co-workers while ...

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