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Man admits heroin distribution after overdose death

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An East Lyme man is facing up to two decades in prison after admitting he provided heroin to another man who fatally overdosed in a running vehicle last summer with a young child in the back seat. 113 more words


Drug overdose among the top 10 causes of death in B.C.

People in B.C. are more likely to die from an illicit drug overdose than from Alzheimer’s disease, liver disease and suicide, according to numbers from the B.C. 447 more words


B.C. to announce latest drug overdose numbers

The British Columbia government is expected to release the latest statistics today around illicit drug overdose deaths.

The number of fatalities in the province last year reached 755 up until the beginning of December, … 105 more words


Mapleton Police start carrying opioid blocker, save life days later

MAPLETON, Utah — Less than a week after Mapleton officers started routinely carrying Naloxone, the opioid blocker has already saved a life.

Sgt. Tony Kropf responded to a call of an unconscious patient with inadequate breathing. 132 more words


Injured Calgary paramedic highlights risks first responders face every day

A Calgary paramedic is undergoing surgery on Monday, after a dangerous takedown at a home in the community of Parkhill last week.

Three paramedics were allegedly assaulted  346 more words

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Lake County Deputies Respond To 4th Overdose In 10 Days

CHICAGO (CBS) — In the past ten days, Lake County deputies have responded to four overdoses with one resulting in death.

The most recent overdose occurred Friday night in unincorporated Libertyville, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office. 163 more words