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FDA could approve over-the-counter nasal spray, autoinjectors to treat opioid overdoses

Naloxone, packaged with instructions, is one of the items given out by the Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition outreach workers. Amy Davis | Baltimore Sun | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday indicated it might approve over-the-counter nasal sprays and autoinjectors that prevent opioid overdoses, part of its efforts to expand access to […]

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‘Multiple children’ treated for possible THC overdoses at Miami school

MIAMI – Multiple children had to be treated Wednesday for possible THC overdoses at Citrus Grove Middle and Elementary School in Miami, authorities said. City of Miami Police investigators announced Thursday the arrest of 22-year-old Thalia Aceves for the sale, delivery and possession of marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of a child. Authorities said […]

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Billings, Yellowstone County reporting increase in fentanyl overdoses

The following is a press release from the Billings Police Department: BILLINGS, Mont. – We are witnessing a spike in what is believed to be Fentanyl related overdoses within Yellowstone County and the Billings area. Preliminary data from numerous sources shows that there have been 159 non-fatal overdoses in Yellowstone County and 18 fatal overdoses […]

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Fentanyl-laced lollipop linked to 1 of 5 overdoses during Tryon bull riding competition

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Students, teachers across Canada to be offered naloxone training to combat overdoses | CBC News

An organization that works with schools across Canada to create CPR and defibrillator training programs is now looking to offer naloxone training programs for teachers and high school students. The program will teach secondary school students about opioids, how to recognize a suspected overdose and how to administer nasal naloxone spray.  Naloxone is a drug that can temporarily […]

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Fatal fentanyl overdoses reported in Yellowstone and Custer counties

Billings Gazette Among the eight people to die of fentanyl overdoses in Montana between May 22 and June 1 were people from Yellowstone and Custer counties. Other overdose deaths also occurred in Cascade, Gallatin, Lake and Lewis and Clark counties, according to RiverStone Health in Billings. The eight people were between ages 24 and 60, […]

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EastEnders theory: Horror as Lily overdoses on Stacey’s medication following Jean tragedy

Lily (played by Lillia Turner) has started to question whether she might start suffering from mental illness due to her genes. Stacey (Lacey Turner) has tried to reassure her daughter that she won’t necessarily be diagnosed with bipolar just because her mum and grandmother have it. However, in an upcoming tragic EastEnders plot, Jean Slater […]

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Canada

Pandemic, violent crimes and overdoses drive up demand for autopsies in Manitoba | CBC News

Demand for autopsies in Manitoba has risen 20 per cent over the past two years as a combined result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a spike in violent crime and rising numbers of fatal overdoses. Forensic pathologists in Manitoba now conduct about 1,800 autopsies a year, up from 1,500 annually two years ago, Manitoba Shared Health […]

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Science

Accident claims life of Scottsville man who turned life around after overdoses and started a sober living home

BOWLING GREEN and SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) – One family in Scottsville is mourning the loss of a staple in the family. David Patrick died last Sunday, February 26 after a motorcycle accident on the U.S. 31W Bypass in Bowling Green. “David was 53 years old, had a early youth, he had a troubled past. But […]