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Teen's death triggers FDA warning on powdered caffeine

- 07/21/2014

A teaspoon of the powder is equivalent to 25 cups of coffee; the agency is considering regulations after an Ohio teen consumed a lethal amount


Teen's death triggers FDA warning on powdered caffeine

- 07/19/2014

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine sold on the Internet after the death of an Ohio teen. Even ...


Fla. firefighter-medic charged with selling prescription drugs

- 07/14/2014

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — A Pinellas Park firefighter-paramedic was arrested and charged with selling prescription drugs. James A. Comer, 38, of Largo faces 16 counts that include sale, ...


Ohio area wants Narcan available to more than paramedics

- 07/07/2014

By Marleneharris-Taylor The Blade LUCAS COUNTY, Ohio — As the number of deaths from heroin and prescription drugs escalates in Lucas County and across Ohio, state officials have made ...


Ariz. medic arrested with 20 pounds of pot

- 07/02/2014

His house was under surveillance as part of a DEA drug sting; he faces two felony charges


Ariz. medic arrested with 20 pounds of pot

- 07/02/2014

PHOENIX — A Phoenix Fire Department paramedic was arrested Friday after police caught him holding a trash bag containing 20 pounds of marijuana during a drug sting. Robert Cole, 30, ...


All FDNY responders to begin carrying Naloxone

- 06/30/2014

FDNY NEW YORK — Starting July 1, all fire engines and ambulances will be equipped with intranasal Naloxone, with more than 2,000 firefighters and EMS capable of administering the heroin ...


Nearly 90 treated by Boston EMS at concert

- 06/26/2014

Three dozen were transported to the hospital and 50 more were treated on the scene of an electronic music show featuring Swedish DJ Avicii


Nearly 90 treated by Boston EMS at concert

- 06/26/2014

The Associated Press BOSTON — Three dozen people were transported to the hospital and as many as 50 others were treated or evaluated at the scene during a an electronic dance music show ...


Pregnant Mass. woman still 'huffing' after repeated arrests

- 06/17/2014

By Julie Manganis The Daily News of Newburyport SALEM, Mass. — Just days before she is due to give birth, Susan Douglas is sitting in a jail cell, after being caught for the seventh ...


Ore. disaster kit for elderly gets national attention

- 06/13/2014

By Sam Wheeler Mail Tribune MEDFORD, Ore. — A locally-developed emergency preparedness kit is garnering national attention for its usefulness in helping elderly and vulnerable populations ...


Mass. police can carry Narcan, but not use it

- 06/09/2014

By K.C. Myers Cape Cod Times HYANNIS, Mass. — More than two months after Gov. Deval Patrick declared opiate addiction a public health emergency and authorized police to carry the lifesaving ...


Why intranasal naloxone is a safe antidote for anyone to administer

- 05/31/2014

Opioid abuse is a major international health problem that is worsening each year, causing increased 911 call volume for opioid induced respiratory depression, altered levels of consciousness ...


Former Tenn. EMT indicted for stealing drugs from ambulance

- 05/21/2014

The Knoxville News-Sentinel KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A former Grainger County EMT has been indicted for allegedly stealing a prescription painkiller from an ambulance. Joshua Paul Valentine, ...


Rosuvastatin: Drug Whys

- 05/20/2014

Generic Name: Rosuvastatin (no generic available in U.S. – patent expires in 2016) Common Brand Name: Crestor (AstraZeneca – U.S.) Popularity: 30th most commonly prescribed drug ...


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