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dose too heavily

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announced the launch of a pilot program to support training of front-line officers on the use of the "rescue drug" naloxone, which can reverse the fatal overdose effects of some opioids, including heroin.
The prescription drug overdose epidemic requires a multifaceted approach, and states are key partners in our efforts on the front lines to prevent overdose deaths.
The Rhode Island Public Health Association released four new Rhode Island Public Health Briefs this spring on electronic cigarettes, youth tobacco use, marijuana use and drug overdose deaths.
ONE of the most remarkable and romantic episodes in recent international racing history drew to a close yesterday with the news that Hungary's champion sprinter Overdose has died of colic at the age of ten.
Ryan Guillen, D-Rio Grande City, had two parts, the first of which provided a defense for those prosecuted for possessing small amounts of drugs while seeking medical help for an overdose victim.
Overdose deaths attributed to prescription opioids quadrupled in the United States between 1999 and 2010, in parallel with rapidly expanding sales of the drugs.
It was described as an overdose in a subsequent scanner report.
States are on the front lines of a drug overdose epidemic that kills an estimated 113 Americans every day--more than die from motor vehicle crashes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A WIFE who wrongly believed her husband was dead from a drug overdose took her own life, an inquest heard.
In 2011, West Virginia had the highest age adjusted overdose mortality rate in the country.
Shocking revelations about oxycodone, which is a commonly used opioid painkiller, have emerged during the Overdose Awareness Day held on Sunday.
Twelve SUNY campuses including Albany and SUNY-PI are joining State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman s Community Overdose Prevention(COP) Program.
So says a Vital Signs report released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that highlights the danger of overdose.
Naloxone is effective because it reverses the slowed-down breathing that leads to death during an overdose, Douglas Throckmorton, deputy director for regulatory programs with the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said.
At the Grand Opening the church will launch Project Lazarus, an initiative to confront the Ocean County opioid overdose crisis.