News tagged with overdoses

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Access to naloxone eased in Louisiana, Utah

(HealthDay)—Health officials in Utah and Louisiana have issued orders to make naloxone more widely available in an effort to prevent overdose deaths, according to a report from the American Medical Association.

Feb 13, 2017
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Lessons learned from an overdose outbreak

Last summer, within eight hours, 12 patients were brought to the emergency department at Yale New Haven Hospital with signs of drug overdose. They had been exposed to toxic doses of fentanyl, a highly potent opioid 50 times ...

Feb 03, 2017
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