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Indianapolis EMS reports big change in Narcan use

- 01/09/2015

Injection or instranasal administration of naloxone for narcotics overdose increased in 2014

Indianapolis EMS reports big change in Narcan use

- 01/09/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Call 6 Investigators have learned Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services dispensed more than 1,000 doses of Narcan in 2014. The drug is used as either an injection ...

Conn. firefighters to carry narcan

- 12/12/2014

By John Nickerson The Advocate STAMFORD, Conn. — As the number of heroin overdoses increases, more first responders are being trained and equipped to use a life-saving drug. In Stamford, ...

Md. pharmacies to stock Narcan

- 12/11/2014

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 ...

Minn. firefighters give Narcan for suspected overdose

- 12/06/2014

By KARE 11 Staff KARE COON RAPIDS, Minn. — Coon Rapids firefighters say a 24-year old man is alive thanks to a heroin overdose antidote they began using three months ago. It's the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wis. departments seek to arm police with Narcan

- 10/28/2014

By Nico Savidge The Wisconsin State Journal MADISON, Wis. — To address a rising tide of drug overdoses, many of them involving heroin, Dane County’s two largest law enforcement ...

EM Innovations introduces Narcan kit assembly bag

- 10/15/2014

EM Innovations recently introduced a labeled, tamper-resistant bag for assembling Naloxone kits. The bag contains “Opioid Overdose Kit” printed in large white text on the exterior. ...

Ill. anti-heroin task force pushes for Narcan nasal spray

- 10/09/2014

By Nicholas J.C. Pistor The St. Louis Post-Dispatch CHICAGO — Heroin is one of the top killer drugs in suburban America, and Illinois is trying to combat it with a new task force and ...

Cape Cod police to carry Narcan

- 10/06/2014

By K.C. Myers Cape Cod Times BARNSTABLE, Mass. — After months of plowing through red tape, all police departments on Cape Cod will finally be able to carry the opiate overdose reversal ...

Pa. EMS agencies grapple with industry changes

- 09/08/2014

By Samantha Madison The Sentinel CARLISLE, Pa. — With a number of changes on the horizon in emergency medicine, companies are bound to run into some challenges that can make those switches ...

Man revived with Narcan assaults EMS providers

- 09/05/2014

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — A paramedic and an EMT were assaulted Wednesday after administering Narcan to a man who attacked them and then fled. Scott Gill was arrested after a two-hour manhunt, ...

Man revived with Narcan assaults W.Va. EMS providers

- 09/04/2014

He attacked a medic and EMT after they administered the drug, then fled into the woods

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