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Six Reasons You Should Add "A Fight Worth Finishing" To Your Book Collection

A Fight Worth Finishing is part one of a two part series based on true events. In November of 2014, I experienced a drug overdose on four different prescription medications seven days before my twenty-sixth birthday. 600 more words

Overdose drug used by Winnipeg fire fighters for first time

WINNIPEG – Firefighters have administered overdose drug Narcan for the first time after it recently placed in fire trucks around the city.

Narcan counteracts the effects of an overdose caused by opioid drugs like morphine, oxycodone and heroin. 179 more words

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Spike in Okanagan drug overdose deaths, latest numbers from B.C. Coroners

KELOWNA — The province’s health minister has said overdose deaths could reach a record high this year.

The B.C. Coroner’s service says the number of overdose deaths has hit 256 since the beginning of the year, that’s more than two fatal overdoses a day across B.C. 155 more words

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Slipknot bassist's child can sue doctor despite not being born at time of his death

DES MOINES, Iowa – The daughter of the late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray can sue a doctor for the loss of her father’s companionship, even though she was still a fetus when he died, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday. 569 more words

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Prince: Another Life Lost to Presciption Opiates

Prince– the enigmatic rocker and creative genius– collapsed at his home a few weeks ago and passed from this world into the next.

Initially, the cause of death was unclear. 217 more words

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Prince scheduled meeting with drug addiction doctor prior to his death

The specter of opioid addiction has been swirling around Prince since his death nearly two weeks ago. Now, The Minneapolis Star Tribune has learned that the legendary musician had begun seeking addiction treatment just one day before he died. 470 more words

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