By Bill Hand
ARAPAHOE, N.C. — A medical emergency escalated into something much bigger when sheriff’s deputies found a methamphetamine lab at a Pamlico County home ...
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
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.
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, ...
By Denise M. Bonilla
LINDENHURST, N.Y. — The Village of Lindenhurst has hired a paramedic with controlled substance expertise to assist the fire department in meeting a new ...
His house was under surveillance as part of a DEA drug sting; he faces two felony charges
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NEW YORK — A FDNY EMT arrested after a five month investigation and charged with selling heroin was released without bail to his cop mother and firefighter father on Saturday.
Henry Ford Hospital
DETROIT — A vast majority of so-called “super-frequent user” patients who seek care in the Emergency Department (ED) have a substance abuse addiction, ...
Brad Flannery, a firefighter and paramedic at Weymouth Fire Department in Mass., discusses the experience of using the drug to revive heroine overdose victims.