Stories tagged: overdose deaths
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
FDA panels urge stronger minimum dosages of naloxone
A rise in overdose deaths from heroin laced with fentanyl and other powerful additives prompted two federal advisory committees on Wednesday to recommend that the Food and Drug Administration authorize …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
Feds give $1 million to help state pay for drug that reverses heroin overdose
A federal grant aimed at stopping overdose deaths will expand access to naloxone.
Mon., June 7, 2010, 8:26 a.m.
New Washington law encourages drug OD 911 calls
A new law that takes effect Thursday in Washington aims to encourage people to report drug overdoses.