Police investigate possibility that Fentanyl was mixed with heroin to increase potency
EUCLID, Ohio — The Cuyahoga County Heroin Task force along with Euclid Police are investigating a string of five heroin overdoses in Euclid in a matter of hours on Friday.
The task force ...
A rapid rise in heroin overdoses has caused higher demand for the drug
NEWPORT, Ky. — The costly medication used to counteract the effects of heroin, Narcan, comes with high price tags that the Newport Fire Department says will "completely destroy" ...
A team of instructors, led by educator and paramedic Jeff Munson, taught nearly 200 Wis. emergency medical responders, EMTs and AEMTs to recognize the signs and symptoms of a narcotics overdose ...
By Lauren Pack
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking a maker of the drug that counteracts the effects of heroin and opiates to give rebates to consumers ...
As more public safety agencies started stocking naloxone in 2014, the cost of the drug used to reverse the effects of an opiate overdose has skyrocketed in communities across the U.S.
REVERE, Mass. — Calls to the fire department for suspected drug overdoses are increasingly common in Revere, Mass. The department responded to 16 overdose calls in a single six-day ...
LA CROSSE, Wis. – With demand for narcan on the rise, Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance said the cost of the drug, used to reverse the effects of an opiate overdose, has gone from $7 per bottle ...
The cost of the drug skyrocketed from $7 per bottle in 2014 to $98 per bottle in 2015
By Joseph Popiolkowski
The Buffalo News
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Recently, a young man in his 20s from one of Erie County’s suburbs told his mother he was making a quick trip to the store.
The demand for the drug to counteract a heroin overdose is on the rise, which is driving up expenses for EMS
CINCINNATI, Ohio — The director of emergency medical services in Cincinnati asked for more money Thursday, with growing concern about the spike in costs to treat heroin overdoses ...
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Bystanders pulled two overdose victims from a burning car and performed CPR before responders took over and administered Narcan, saving their lives.
Manchester Fire ...
Injection or instranasal administration of naloxone for narcotics overdose increased in 2014
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