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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 ...


Man charged for trying to film heroin overdose resuscitation

- 07/01/2014

By Kirstin Kennedy Beaver County Times ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — A city man is facing charges after he interfered with and attempted to videotape emergency crews while they were resuscitating ...


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 ...


Conn. expands Narcan administration to all EMS providers, bystanders

- 06/18/2014

By Karen Florin The Day NEW LONDON, Conn. — The area's first responder community is scrambling to put procedures in place now that emergency medical technicians are authorized to ...


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 ...


New carrying case helps EMS administer naloxone quickly

- 06/03/2014

In response to a growing number of EMTS and other public safety workers carrying naloxone in response to an alarming rise in opiate use, Iron Duck released a Naloxone Kit, specifically designed ...


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 ...


Medic describe saving lives with Narcan

- 05/12/2014

Brad Flannery, a firefighter and paramedic at Weymouth Fire Department in Mass., discusses the experience of using the drug to revive heroine overdose victims.


NY EMS, police, senator hold free public Narcan training

- 05/09/2014

By Jessica Reynolds The Daily Star ONEONTA, N.Y. — Concerned law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians and several former drug users met at FoxCare Center in Oneonta on ...


FDA approves prescription naloxone for heroin overdoses

- 04/04/2014

The Associated Press By Lauran Neergaard and Mary Clare Jalonick WASHINGTON — Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or ...


Police, responders clash over right to administer Narcan

- 03/25/2014

The Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo firefighters believe they have the exclusive right to administer Narcan, a lifesaving antidote to forestall the effects of heroin and prescription ...


Narcan can save lives but it’s no answer

- 03/06/2014

The guy who gave me my most recent haircut is dead. He died in his sleep, a peaceful death no doubt, floating away on a narcotic high, no regrets, no fear, just oblivion. Kind of like how he ...


Long Island joins NY Narcan training program

- 03/06/2014

Newsday LONG BEACH, N.Y. — The Long Beach Fire Department will participate in a new state program to train emergency medical technicians to administer drugs designed to counter the effects ...


Narcan: Who gets to carry it?

- 03/04/2014

The Associated Press CAMDEN, N.J. — As deaths from heroin and powerful painkillers skyrocket nationwide, governments and clinics are working to put a drug that can reverse an opiate ...


Narcan OK'd for NY police officers

- 02/24/2014

By Jill Terreri The Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo police officers – who can be first on the scene when responding to a report of a heroin overdose – will soon carry ...


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