The Buffalo News
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A deadly batch of heroin has claimed as many as 23 lives since Jan. 29, top public county officials announced Tuesday in in the emergency room of Erie ...
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 ...
Eagle Pharmaceuticals announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Fast Track designation to its RYANODEX (dantrolene sodium for injectable suspension) for the treatment of ...
By Amanda Lee Myers
LOS ANGELES — A doctor convicted of murder for prescribing "crazy, outrageous amounts" of painkillers that left three patients dead has ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Nick Adams and Eric Nix
The Controlled Substance Act was enacted in 1970, well before modern EMS existed. The bill was signed into law by President Richard Nixon nearly two years before ...
While working for the Miami Children’s Hospital as a flight medic, Michael Jerome noticed that dosing mistakes were far too common when treating children.
With that in mind, several ...
NAPLES, Fla. — A Collier County paramedic told police he stole Dilaudid from an ambulance to kill himself.
Andrew Seager, 34, is on unpaid leave, facing grand theft charges, Wink News ...
By Adam Aton
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said Tuesday that Missouri needs more tools to fight opiate abuse, including a prescription drug monitoring ...
The woman died in her home hours after returning from the ER with a prescription for opioid painkillers.