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Triangle firefighters, police train to revive drug overdose victims

News & Observer: A detail photo of a tube of Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan. Narcan is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. The drug counteracts the effects of heroin, OxyContin and other powerful painkillers and has been routinely ...

Study: 79 Percent Increase In Accidental Drug Overdose Deaths In Athens County

WOUB: Athens County experienced a 79 percent increase in unintentional drug overdose deaths when the six-year period that ended in 2012 is compared to the prior six-year period, according to an Ohio Department of Health study. The numbers place Athens ...

Overdoses claim more Ohioans

Columbus Dispatch: Accidental drug-overdose deaths hit a record 1,914 in Ohio in 2012, as deadly abuse shifted dramatically toward heroin from prescription drugs. An Ohioan died from a drug overdose every five hours as total deaths rose 8.4 percent in 2012 compared with ...

Police: UGA student died from accidental drug overdose

"Fentanyl is known to be 50 to 100 times more potent that morphine, which is believed to be a factor in accidental overdose related deaths associated with the drug when mixed with heroin, given that the user has no real knowledge of how truly lethal ...

Police: UGA student died from drug overdose

Online Athens: Authorities on Wednesday said that a 21-year-old University of Georgia student who was found dead in his East Campus Village dorm room three months ago died from an accidental drug overdose. After an autopsy did not yield immediate answers, the state ...

Drug overdose intervention bill clears Minn. Senate

KARE: Chris Eaton of Brooklyn Center, it's highly personal. Sen. Eaton's daughter Ariel died in 2007 as the result of an accidental heroin overdose. Eaton reminded colleagues Tuesday that the man who witnessed her daughter's overdose fled the scene rather ...

Peaches Geldof battled her own demons and drugs after the death of her mother

NEWS.com.au: Yates was inconsolable and three years later in 2000 was found dead from an accidental drug overdose when Peaches was just 11. Peaches Geldof posted this photo on Instagram, with her late mother, just hours before. Mother and child ... Peaches Geldof ...

RI reports 72 drug overdose deaths

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island health department says the number of drug overdose deaths in the state is continuing to rise. Spokesman James Palmer said Tuesday there have been 72 apparently accidental fatal overdoses in the first 12 ...

A drug overdose solution, in reach

New York Daily News: Drug overdose deaths are now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States for people aged 25-64, killing more than 38,000 people in 2010. Some 16,000 of these deaths are attributed to prescription opioid analgesics such as Oxycontin, ...

Two women in Wythe County dead from accidental drug overdose

WDBJ7: Two women in Wythe County are dead, their bodies found in houses across the street from each other. Sheriff's investigators say it appears they died of an accidental drug overdoses. Investigators say drug paraphanalia was found and they believe a third ...
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Triangle firefighters, police train to revive drug overdose victims

News & Observer: A detail photo of a tube of Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan. Narcan is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. The drug counteracts the effects of heroin, OxyContin and other powerful painkillers and has been routinely ...

Study: 79 Percent Increase In Accidental Drug Overdose Deaths In Athens County

WOUB: Athens County experienced a 79 percent increase in unintentional drug overdose deaths when the six-year period that ended in 2012 is compared to the prior six-year period, according to an Ohio Department of Health study. The numbers place Athens ...

Overdoses claim more Ohioans

Columbus Dispatch: Accidental drug-overdose deaths hit a record 1,914 in Ohio in 2012, as deadly abuse shifted dramatically toward heroin from prescription drugs. An Ohioan died from a drug overdose every five hours as total deaths rose 8.4 percent in 2012 compared with ...

Police: UGA student died from accidental drug overdose

"Fentanyl is known to be 50 to 100 times more potent that morphine, which is believed to be a factor in accidental overdose related deaths associated with the drug when mixed with heroin, given that the user has no real knowledge of how truly lethal ...

Police: UGA student died from drug overdose

Online Athens: Authorities on Wednesday said that a 21-year-old University of Georgia student who was found dead in his East Campus Village dorm room three months ago died from an accidental drug overdose. After an autopsy did not yield immediate answers, the state ...

Drug overdose intervention bill clears Minn. Senate

KARE: Chris Eaton of Brooklyn Center, it's highly personal. Sen. Eaton's daughter Ariel died in 2007 as the result of an accidental heroin overdose. Eaton reminded colleagues Tuesday that the man who witnessed her daughter's overdose fled the scene rather ...

Peaches Geldof battled her own demons and drugs after the death of her mother

NEWS.com.au: Yates was inconsolable and three years later in 2000 was found dead from an accidental drug overdose when Peaches was just 11. Peaches Geldof posted this photo on Instagram, with her late mother, just hours before. Mother and child ... Peaches Geldof ...

RI reports 72 drug overdose deaths

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island health department says the number of drug overdose deaths in the state is continuing to rise. Spokesman James Palmer said Tuesday there have been 72 apparently accidental fatal overdoses in the first 12 ...

A drug overdose solution, in reach

New York Daily News: Drug overdose deaths are now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States for people aged 25-64, killing more than 38,000 people in 2010. Some 16,000 of these deaths are attributed to prescription opioid analgesics such as Oxycontin, ...

Two women in Wythe County dead from accidental drug overdose

WDBJ7: Two women in Wythe County are dead, their bodies found in houses across the street from each other. Sheriff's investigators say it appears they died of an accidental drug overdoses. Investigators say drug paraphanalia was found and they believe a third ...

Authorities determine drug overdose as cause of Black Hawk County inmate death

Authorities determined a Black Hawk County inmate died due to an accidental drug overdose March 7, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation announced in a news release Thursday. A deputy found James Terrell Taylor, 34 of Waterloo unresponsive ...

Massachusetts declares heroin emergency, looks to anti-overdose drug

WTAQ: National attention on heroin abuse was riveted by the case of acclaimed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead from an accidental drug overdose in his Manhattan apartment in February, a needle still in his arm. An autopsy determined he ...

NY Senate Passes Bill to Prevent Overdose Deaths

ALBANY, N.Y. - The New York Senate passed a bill that would help prevent overdose deaths Thursday. A press release says the legislation will give more people access to a highly effective antidote to accidental drug overdose called Naloxone or Narcan.

Accidental drug overdose killed frail elderly woman

Echo: AN ELDERLY woman whose death was thought to have been down to heart disease was killed by an accidental drug overdose, an inquest heard. Eileen Thomas, 78, from Glenwood Avenue, Westcliff, died soon after being fed by carers at her home, ...

Marina woman died of accidental drug overdose

Carie Hufford, the Marina woman who was found dead on Jan. 24 less than a mile from her house, died of an accidental drug overdose, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Coroner. Hufford, also known as Carie Leetch or Lulu, was reported missing on ...

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North Carolina to offer inpatient opioid treatment

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will soon offer comprehensive inpatient services for opioid addiction.

Triangle firefighters, police train to revive drug overdose victims

News & Observer: A detail photo of a tube of Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan. Narcan is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. The drug counteracts the effects of heroin, OxyContin and other powerful painkillers and has been routinely ...

Study: Codeine prescribed for kids despite risks

A new UCSF study suggests codeine is being prescribed for too many kids, despite warnings it can cause an accidental overdose.

Study: 79 Percent Increase In Accidental Drug Overdose Deaths In Athens County

WOUB: Athens County experienced a 79 percent increase in unintentional drug overdose deaths when the six-year period that ended in 2012 is compared to the prior six-year period, according to an Ohio Department of Health study. The numbers place Athens ...

Mahoning County, state, see dramatic rise in heroin-overdose deaths

Unintentional heroin-overdose deaths have been skyrocketing recently in Mahoning County and statewide.

Lea Michele thinks being happy is her "greatest success".

The 27-year-old 'Glee' actress - who tragically lost her co-star boyfriend Cory Monteith to an accidental drug overdose in July last year - admitted she has finally found happiness by allowing herself to feel proud of her work and achievements.

Drug overdoses claim more Ohioans

Deadly abuse shifts dramatically toward heroin from prescription drugs. Accidental drug-overdose deaths hit a record 1,914 in Ohio in 2012, as deadly abuse shifted dramatically toward heroin from prescription drugs.

Overdoses claim more Ohioans

Columbus Dispatch: Accidental drug-overdose deaths hit a record 1,914 in Ohio in 2012, as deadly abuse shifted dramatically toward heroin from prescription drugs. An Ohioan died from a drug overdose every five hours as total deaths rose 8.4 percent in 2012 compared with ...

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN DIED OF ACCIDENTAL..

Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental overdose

euronews: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found in his New York apartment on Feb. 2 with a needle in his arm, died of an accidental overdose of drugs, the New York City Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday. The cause of death was acute drug intoxication, ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental drug overdose, coroner rules

Philip Seymour Hoffman posed for a portrait at The Collective and Gibson Lounge Powered by CEG, during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah on Jan. 19. A spokesperson for the New York City Medical Examiner announced on Friday that ...

Examiner: Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental overdose

In-Forum: Examiner: Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental overdose. NEW YORK - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his New York apartment on Feb. 2 with a needle in his arm, died of an accidental overdose of drugs, the New York City Chief ...

Coroner: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental drug overdose

Duluth News Tribune: Coroner: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental drug overdose. Philip Seymour Hoffman died accidentally of acute drug intoxication, New York officials announced Friday. By: Michael Muskal , Los Angeles Times. Philip Seymour Hoffman died ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Died of Accidental Mixed Drug Intoxication

The actor was found dead earlier this month in his West Village apartment.        

Philip Seymour Hoffman died of accidental overdose

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found in his New York apartment on Feb. 2 with a needle in his arm, died of an accidental overdose of drugs,…        

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A drug overdose solution, in reach

New York Daily News: Drug overdose deaths are now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States for people aged 25-64, killing more than 38,000 people in 2010. Some 16,000 of these deaths are attributed to prescription opioid analgesics such as Oxycontin, ...

Drug and alcohol overdoses now NJ's leading cause of accidental death

Accidental poisonings — chiefly drug and alcohol overdoses — have supplanted motor vehicle crashes as the biggest cause of unintentional death in New Jersey, according to the latest report by the National Safety Council. The number of poisoning ...

Bill to grant immunity for reporting drug overdoses gets final OK

Salt Lake Tribune: Moss said overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in both Utah and the United States — with 502 in the Beehive State last year — surpassing even those from car accidents. She added that 15 other states have passed similar "good Samaritan" ...

A Way to Reduce Drug Overdoses?

NY City Lens: Drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, surpassing motor vehicle crash deaths, according to a 2010 report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In New York State, overdose deaths related to ...

New medicine could help overdose patients

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. -- The Federal Food and Drug Administration recently announced that accidental drug poisonings have passed automobile crashes as the leading cause of accidental death in the United States.   Mecklenburg County Medic calls painkillers, and heroin abuse an "epidemic." The FDA has now approved a new drug called Evzio.  It is administered like a shot. It works by blocking ...

Drug overdoses, cellphone-linked car crashes top injury deaths

In 18 states and Washington, D.C., drug poisoning is the leading cause of accidental death

Rosenblum: 'Good Samaritan' law essential for drug antidote to succeed

With deadly overdoses surpassing auto crashes as the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, it’s good to see Minnesota legislators supporting naloxone bills moving quickly through committees.

DIED OF AN ACCIDENTAL OVERDOSE..

Hoffman died of accidental overdose

Independent Online: NEW YORK - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found in his New York apartment on February 2 with a needle in his arm, died of an accidental overdose of drugs, the New York City Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday. The cause of death was acute ...

Cause of Philip Seymour Hoffman's death ruled accidental drug overdose

Metro.us: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his New York apartment on February 2 with a needle in his arm, died of an accidental overdose of drugs, the New York City Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday. Related Articles. Philip Seymour ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman's drug overdose death ruled an accident

Chicago Tribune: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his New York apartment on Feb. 2, died of an accidental overdose of drugs, the New York City Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday. The cause of death was acute drug intoxication, including heroin, ...

Hoffman died of accidental drug overdose - Medical Examiner

The New Age Online: 2 with a needle in his arm, died of an accidental overdose of drugs, the New York City Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday. The cause of death was acute drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine, according to Julie ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman overdosed on heroin, cocaine and more

Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an accidental overdose involving a powerful cocktail of drugs, authorities announced Friday.        

DIED FROM AN ACCIDENTAL DRUG OVERDOSE..

Death of Texas man with slit throat and missing ear ruled 'accidental overdose'

Raw Story: The official autopsy found that Wright had died from an accidental drug overdose after toxicology tests showed cocaine and methamphetamine in his body and no evidence of severe trauma. But Wright's family was baffled, because they said he never had ...

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