One in 11 Oregonians is addicted to drugs, and nearly two people die every day from overdoses in the state, proponents of the measure said.
Gundersen Tri-State is the first ambulance service in Wisconsin to give out the kits, which contain opiate overdose antidote Naloxone, more commonly known as Narcan.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists says it “firmly” opposes the use of ketamine or other drugs to incapacitate someone for a law enforcement purpose.
The maker of a drug shown to shorten recovery time for severely ill COVID-19 patients says it will charge $2,340 for a typical treatment course.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department shares lessons learned from its launch of an internal pharmacy.
Alarmed by a deadly new twist in the nation's drug addiction crisis, the U.S. federal government will allow states to use federal money earmarked for the opioid epidemic to help growing numbers of people struggling with meth and cocaine.