Overdose

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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 22 reports

Coroner Confirms Peaches Geldof Died of Heroin Overdose

Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose. ()What authorities suspected has been confirmed: Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose.[Related: Celebrities We Lost in 2014]During an inquest in Kent, pathologist Peter Jerreat said that the daughter of British ... [Published Yahoo Celebrity - 35 mins ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Pennsylvania trying to face its heroin, opioid problem

Pennsylvania ranks in the top 10 states in per capita heroin and opioid deaths, yet is one of the weakest when it comes to regulating prescription drugs.Improving that is just one of many reforms sought by advocates who spent four hours Tuesday morning ... [Published News Works - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Katie Hopkins hits out at Peaches Geldof following death inquest

Katie Hopkins has blasted those showing sympathy towards Peaches Geldof after it was revealed she was killed by a fatal heroin overdose.Just hours after the inquest, controversial social commentator Katie tweeted: “Peaches' fatal syringe was in a box ... [Published Closer Online - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 11 reports

The Enduring Myth of “Killer Heroin”

I was at a meeting with the Australian drug addiction researcher Shane Darke last week, which gave me the chance to congratulate him for publically predicting correctly that Philip Seymour Hoffman’s autopsy would show that the actor’s tragic overdose ... [Published The Reality-Based Community - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 6 reports

Powdered caffeine raises concerns after teen overdoses

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning against powdered pure caffeine, and urges parents and consumers alike to avoid the product.The FDA is concerned about the product being sold in bulk on the internet.Powdered ... [Published KFVS12 - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Drugs of choice

The national statistics in the drug-overdose epidemic are staggering. In a mid-size city like Fort Wayne, in an area surrounded by rural counties, it’s perhaps tempting to think of this as somebody else’s problem. The results of a study of 287 deaths ... [Published Journal-Gazette - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Overdose, Opioid, Drugs
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Prostitute accused of injecting heroin into Google executive is investigated over SECOND death

Police will re-examine the death of Alix Catherine Tichelman's former lover, who died about two months before Google employee Forrest Timothy HayesPolice are re-examining the death of the boyfriend of a high-class prostitute who allegedly injected heroin ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Hoffman left fortune to girlfriend

PHILIP Seymour Hoffman, who died from a drug overdose in February, left his $US35 million-estate to the mother of his children, Mimi O'Donnell. ... [Published Herald Sun - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Johnson City Fire Now Carries Narcan

The Johnson City Fire Department is now carrying Narcan to help save the lives of people who have overdosed on heroin.Narcan is a drug that quickly reverses the effects of an overdose and gets a person breathing again.All members of the department have ... [Published Binghamton Homepage - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 8 reports

Teen's death prompts caffeine powder investigation

We sure do love our caffeine in this country. All across America, the day begins with percolating coffee and steeping tea, and for many, the caffeine fix keeps coming throughout the day. We joke about our need for caffeine and treat each cup coffee, tea, ... [Published Mother Nature Network - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Kids overdosing on painkiller patches

Health authorities have again warned adults using painkiller patches to keep them out of children's reach after two UK children were hospitalised from life-threatening overdoses after using them.Fentanyl patches are an opioid painkiller often used by ... [Published Nine MSN - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Supervised injection site in Sydney, Australia aims to prevent drug overdose deaths

It is just before 9:30 in the morning, and as straggling commuters rush out of the Kings Cross subway station, a couple of rough-looking chaps mill about on the sidewalk of the entertainment district, smoking.They are waiting for the non-descript door ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]

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"Parents should take notice of it because it's new, a lot of times parents are not abreast on what their kids are using or the stuff that's out in the market right now, but parents should be forewarned about it because of its potency,” Wilkerson says."
"The reality is its probably deadlier than some of the other drugs like heroin and cocaine because your thought process of caffeine is, its safe. I can take plenty of it...."
...members who find themselves faced with drug addictions," said Pamela Tropiano, Senior Vice President for Health Services at CareSource Ohio. "We know there is a link between moms who abuse substances and infant mortality. By helping to decrease the number of babies born with an addiction and the costs associated with their care we hope to help children lead healthy successful lives."
"I conclude the death of Peaches Geldof was drug related and express my sympathies to her family." Launch for Charlton community council campaign Please log in to enable comment sorting

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Southborough police to carry Narcan [Published MetroWest Daily News - 30 mins ago]
Coroner Confirms Peaches Geldof Died of Heroin ... [Published Yahoo Celebrity - 36 mins ago]
FDA, health experts warn about "powdered caffei... [Published WAAY-TV - 38 mins ago]
HEALTH: Powdered caffiene dangers [Published WEAR TV 3 - 40 mins ago]
Portman Hosts Bipartisan Forum to Highlight Iss... [Published Noodls - 42 mins ago]
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Peaches Geldof, British television presenter, d... [Published Times of India - 50 mins ago]
Girlfriend arrested in possible drug overdose o... [Published 19 Action News - 1 hour ago]
The Barnaby Jack Few Knew: Celebrated Hacker Sa... [Published Bloomberg - 1 hour ago]
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Film set in Kolkata brothel bags UK honour [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
Know Your OTC Label Codes Before Popping that N... [Published EMax Health - 1 hour ago]
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Pennsylvania trying to face its heroin, opioid ... [Published News Works - 1 hour ago]
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Celebrity Buzz: Jenny McCarthy questions Hillar... [Published WJLA.com - 1 hour ago]
Missouri the only State to Refuse to Maintain a... [Published AllGov - 1 hour ago]
Guildford-based therapist speaks out about drug... [Published 96.4 Eagle Radio - 1 hour ago]
Philip Seymour Hoffman Left Entire $35 Million ... [Published Business Insider - 1 hour ago]
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Peaches Geldof was heroin addict, inquest hears [Published Yorkshire Post - 2 hours ago]
North Devon Journal published Peaches Geldof di... [Published North Devon Journal - 2 hours ago]
Peaches Geldof Died Of Heroin Overdose, Coroner... [Published Film & Video - 2 hours ago]
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Video: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose, ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 2 hours ago]
Peaches Geldof Was Heroin Addict: Husband [Published Newser - 2 hours ago]
Murder-suicide does not have to be disclosed to... [Published ABA Journal - 2 hours ago]
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Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. Files Investigation... [Published PR Newswire: Health - 5 hours ago]
LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. ("Lightlake") (OTCQB: LLTP), a biopharmaceutical company developing addiction treatments based on its expertise in opioid antagonists, announced today that it has filed an investigational ...
VIDEO: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose [Published BBC News Video - Entertainment and Arts - 6 hours ago]
Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner rules. ...
The Enduring Myth of “Killer Heroin” [Published The Reality-Based Community - 7 hours ago]
I was at a meeting with the Australian drug addiction researcher Shane Darke last week, which gave me the chance to congratulate him for publically predicting correctly that Philip Seymour Hoffman’s autopsy would show that the actor’s tragic overdose ...
Caffeine Powder: FAQ [Published WebMD Health - 23 hours ago]
The story of an 18-year-old prom king, who according to media reports died from an irregular heartbeat and seizures brought on by a caffeine overdose, has raised questions about caffeine -- particularly the powdered form used by the teen. ...
Gynecologist used secret pencam to film patient... [Published Ars Technica - Jul 22 2014]
Johns Hopkins Health System is agreeing to pay more than 8,000 women as much as $190 million to settle a lawsuit charging a gynecologist with deploying a secret pencam to shoot photos and videos of patients' sex organs. The Monday settlement is believed ...
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A Second Chance [Published Slate Magazine - May 07 2014]
Family, actors mourn Philip Seymour Hoffman at ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 08 2014]
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Family, actors mourn Philip Seymour Hoffman at ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 08 2014]
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Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. Signs Agreement Wit... [Published Financial Services - Jul 09 2014]
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