Designers hope the overdose treatment will soon be as ubiquitous as fire extinguishers or defibrillators

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From 2012 through 2014, the number of reported deaths involving fentanyl more than doubled, from 2628 to 5544. We estimate that 41% of the roughly 7100 heroin-related deaths during this period involved fentanyl

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As we know by now, history often repeats itself. History, that is, which involves outlandish price hikes by pharmaceutical companies

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Among the many ways to combat a drug epidemic, an app competition is easily the strangest

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The Senate is set to approve a bill intended to change the way police and health care workers treat people struggling with opioid addictions

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In most places around the country, if a teen has an overdose at school, nurses can do nothing but call 911 and wait for the paramedics. New York changed its laws this year to allow nurses to add naloxone to their inventory

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There were 104 overdose deaths in Baltimore during the first quarter of 2015, a 49 percent increase over the 70 reported during the same period in 2014

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