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High School Students Hospitalized After Reported Drug Overdose

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WJZ)—Multiple students were hospitalized Wednesday morning after police say they ingested prescription medication supplied by one of their classmates.

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office responded just after 11:00 a.m. 92 more words


Spokane Police: Woman Thought To Have OD'd Found To Be Shot

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Spokane police spokeswoman says a woman who appeared to be suffering from a drug overdose was later found to have a gunshot wound in the lower abdomen. 117 more words


Pharmaceutical drug overdoses reach record levels

ABC News | 774 ABC Melbourne Clare Rawlinson 23 March 2015

New figures from the Victorian coroner reveal prescription drug overdoses have reached record levels, and doctors are unable to monitor patients’ access to potentially lethal doses of medicines. 50 more words

Forensic Pathology

Cause Of ASAP Yams Death Discovered

Sad news: Chief Medical Examiner calls ASAP Yams's death accident caused by acute mixed drug intoxication (incl. opiates & benzodiazepine)

— Jon Caramanica (@joncaramanica) March 19, 2015


Parents outraged judge let pimp off in college student's drug death

TUXEDO PARK, N.Y. (PIX11) — Theresa and Kevin McDevitt, Sr. turned into private investigators to prove their 21-year-old son, Kevin Jr., did not willingly take a massive and lethal amount of heroin and cocaine in August 2010. 718 more words


The Financial Costs of Hoosiers Overdosing on Heroin

Heroin is clobbering the state of Indiana and it comes with an enormous financial cost. Law enforcement, imprisonment, children removed from homes and other costs are all there for many to dissect. 268 more words


York County police will soon carry heroin antidote

Police in York County will soon be carrying the lifesaving heroin antidote Narcan.
Since a law went into effect allowing police to carry Narcan, it has taken months of work behind the scenes to get the drug in the hands of police. 387 more words