Overdose

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Name: Overdose
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 8 reports

DEA tightens controls on hydrocodone painkiller drugs

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is putting tighter controls on the nation's most widely prescribed narcotic painkiller in a move to stem an epidemic of addiction, overdose and death.The agency said it would publish a rule Friday to place hydrocodone ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

New funds will pay for overdose kits in Greater Cincinnati area

HAMILTON, Ohio — A Cincinnati nonprofit has released an additional $171,000 in program funds tofour agencies in the fight to curb the harmful effects of heroin and opiate use in GreaterCincinnati.Interact for Health, formerly the Health Foundation of ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - 2 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Pitcairn police department 1st in Western Pennsylvania to carry Narcan for heroin overdoses

Pitcairn police will become the first department in Western Pennsylvania to be equipped to administer a potentially life-saving medication to heroin overdose victims, officials said.In partnership with Allegheny Health Network and Forbes Hospital in Monroeville, ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 10 reports

NY State colleges to get heroin overdose kits

Due to the alarming rate of heroin overdoses at New York State colleges, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a new program to provide 12 schools with a total of 258 naloxone (aka Narcan) antidote kits, as well as training for campus police ... [Published Examiner.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

D.C. Heroin Dealer Convicted at Trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Antowan Thorne, also known as “Smooth,” 37, of Washington, D.C., was convicted yesterday of conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin following a bench trial before U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema.  At least ... [Published United States Department of Justice - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 14 reports

URMC to make heroin OD drug, classes available

A drug that can help counteract a heroin overdose is going to be made available to participants in a class at URMC. (Photo: )As the number of deaths from heroin and other opiates remain persistently high, the University of Rochester Medical Center plans ... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Viagra overdose kills man during intercourse

VIAGRATumkur: An overdose of a sexual stimulant killed a youngster in Tiptur of Tumkur district recently. The deceased, Chethan (27) was a resident of Tadasuru village in Tiptur taluk.Chethan, a junior executive with Muthoot Fincorp, collapsed and died ... [Published Deccan Chronicle - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Woman revived after overdose

RAYMOND -- Quick action taken by deputies resuscitated of a 20-year-old woman Tuesday after she reportedly overdosed, according to a press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office.Emergency crews responded to a call in Raymond a little after 4 ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Heroin overdose antidote passed out in Greater Cleveland Drug Court program

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Thirty people facing drug charges in Cleveland Municipal Court room Tuesday were tapped to participate in a first-of-its-kind program here officials hope could save their lives.The court teamed with Access to Recover, Moore Counseling ... [Published Cleveland.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Police in Kane County days away from getting overdose drug

Hundreds of police officers in nearly 30 Kane County law enforcement agencies by early September will begin carrying a drug that can reverse heroin overdoses, causing county officials to begin finding ways to pay for the drug over the long term.Representatives ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Drugs, Overdose, Officer, Police
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Fire chief: Use of Narcan saved victim of overdose

PORTSMOUTH — Emergency medical technicians used an opiate antidote to save the life of a man in Gosling Meadows on Monday night, said Fire Chief Steve Achilles.Firefighters were dispatched to 15 Weald Road at 9:55 p.m. Monday, when the overdose was reported ... [Published Seacoast Online - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

OMI report: Teen in county custody died of heroin overdose

Medical officials said Tuesday that a Santa Fe teen died of a heroin overdose in May while she was in the custody of county authorities, raising questions about the care she received at the juvenile detention facility.According to a report from the state ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Aug 20 2014]

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"But there's no good evidence that long-term use is effective for non-cancer pain" Collins said
...Eric Collins, physician-in-chief at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Conn. "It will relatively rapidly reduce the now very easy availability of hydrocodone -- this will help mitigate the rapid growth we've seen in the last 20 years in addiction to opioid [narcotic] pain relievers and heroin."
"The park is an extension of Central High, our students use it regularly," she said. "We believe that student safety should never be left up to chance."
Sussex Police Inspector Brian McCarthy said police would "deal positively and appropriately with any reported acts of violence, drug-taking, indecency or exposure in a public place where members of the public are caused alarm or distress."

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The Swedish Medical Products Agency wants to return to the days of restricting the sale of simple pain relievers containing paracetamol to pharmacies. It cites a sharp increase in the number of poisonings from the drug's use since it was first made ...
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