By Dan Sewell
CINCINNATI — Ohio-based grocery chain Kroger Co. said Friday it will make the overdose-reversal drug naloxone available without a prescription in its ...
YONKERS, N.Y. — Paramedics and police saved rapstar DMX after he was found lifeless outside a hotel, LOHUD reported.
Ramada Hotel Inn manager Hari Shukla confirmed DMX, whose real name ...
More than 15,000 doses of naloxone was given by EMS providers statewide in 2014.
By Harrison Hove
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The life-saving drug naloxone (Narcan) will no longer require a prescription at Ohio CVS locations starting next month. The drug has been used ...
WARREN, Ohio — Two toddlers believed to have ingested an opiate were revived with a life-saving drug that reverses heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses, authorities ...
Few things have caused as much recent conversation in EMS as the use of naloxone (Narcan). This lifesaving medication is quickly losing its wonder drug status and many EMS providers now view ...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is proposing to invest $1.5 billion to address the prescription opioid abuse and heroin use epidemic.
The Obama administration said the funding would ...
WEYMOUTH, Mass. — Officials have suspended a firefighter for 90 days without pay following a controversial post he made on his Facebook page about drug addicts and the drug Narcan.
WEYMOUTH, Mass. — A firefighter is under investigation after posting a Facebook status criticizing addicts and the drug Narcan.
WCVB reported that the Weymouth firefighter called Narcan, ...
DUBLIN — Every high school in the United States is eligible to receive a carton of Narcan Nasal Spray at no cost through a partnership announced at the Clinton Health Matters Initiative ...
The woman died in her home hours after returning from the ER with a prescription for opioid painkillers.
SALISBURY, Mass. — Police and investigators with the Essex District Attorney’s office are looking into whether a Salisbury woman died from the opiate-based painkillers doctors ...
By Steve LeBlanc
BOSTON — Massachusetts House lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at addressing the state's alarming spike in opioid overdoses and deaths, while ...
INDIANAPOLIS — A state senator says an overdose intervention drug has saved nearly 3,000 lives in Indianapolis in three years.
Republican Sen. Jim Merritt of Indianapolis ...
By Bob Sullivan
Timely recognition, airway management, administration of naloxone (Narcan), and continuous assessment of oxygenation and ventilation can be lifesaving for patients who ...