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Drugs Search Results Articles

Pa. police to carry Naloxone

- 11/27/2014

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 ...


Price of Narcan on the rise

- 11/26/2014

By Lot Tan Journal-News 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 ...


Drug diversion charges may be dropped against former medic

- 11/25/2014

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 ...


Ex-medic pleads not guilty to stealing drugs

- 11/21/2014

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 ...


Wis. police gain access to Narcan

- 11/21/2014

By Nico Savidge The Wisconsin State Journal MADISON, Wis. — Most of the Madison Police Department’s sergeants are now equipped to treat people overdosing from opiate drugs such ...


26 in Texas sickened by synthetic marijuana

- 11/19/2014

The Statesman AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas Since noon on Monday 26 people have been sickened by the synthetic marijuana commonly known as K2, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. The agency ...


Fla. man gives ex-friend's name for ambulance bill

- 11/14/2014

By Kate Jacobson The Sun Sentinel DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — John Capra was pretty surprised when he saw a $700 bill for a Nov. 6 ambulance ride in Delray Beach. Partly because he hadn't ...


Ex-paramedic sought in drug-tampering case

- 11/13/2014

By Scott J. Croteau The Telegram Gazette WORCESTER, Mass. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a former paramedic of a private ambulance company in the city who twice this week failed ...


San Antonio EMS boss made the right call

- 11/13/2014

As EMS providers we are permitted to practice medicine under the control of a medical physician, using a combination of online direction and more often, offline medical protocols that guide our ...



3 Texas medics suspended over drug administration

- 11/13/2014

By Dillon Collier KENS 5 SAN ANTONIO — Three San Antonio Fire Department paramedics were suspended after an internal investigation revealed a powerful sedative was misused on patients ...


EM Innovations aims for safer drug disposal

- 11/10/2014

EM Innovations announced Drug Dispose All, a medication disposal method that aims to provide an environmentally safe way to protect against unintended exposure to controlled substances. Drug ...


Colo. teen's rampage: Ambulance theft, assault, lewd acts

- 11/07/2014

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Police reports indicate a Colorado State University student took cocaine and “molly” before stealing an ambulance and attacking deputies. Stefan Sortland, ...


Inside EMS Podcast: Should the terminally ill be able end their lives?

- 11/07/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old ...


Feds: Wash. medic stole morphine, replaced with other drugs

- 10/31/2014

Seattlepi SEATTLE — A South King County Medic One paramedic accused of swapping morphine with Benadryl and other drugs to feed his addiction now faces federal charges. Paramedic Paul ...


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