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Two charged in Oshkosh heroin overdose death

Two cousins have been charged in connection to an Oshkosh woman's heroin overdose death.
FDA Approves At-Home Heroin Overdose Antidote

- 2 weeks ago @ abcnews.go.com: Called Evzio, the device contains naloxone, a long-used antidote for overdoses that is usually administered by syringe in ambulances or emergency rooms. But with the rise in drug overdose deaths, there has been a growing push to equip more people with ...

BR man indicted in girlfriend's heroin overdose death

- 2 weeks ago @ theadvocate.com: A Baton Rouge man who allegedly bought heroin for his 31-year-old girlfriend was indicted Thursday on manslaughter and drug charges in her heroin overdose death in December. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury's charging of Brandon Eirick, 30, ...

Heroin overdose suspected in death

- 2 weeks ago @ seacoastonline.com: BRENTWOOD — Authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Brentwood man was found dead of an apparent drug overdose believed to involve heroin, police said. Police and emergency personnel responded to a home on Birch Circle on March 30 after ...

Heroin overdose suspected in Brentwood man's death

- 2 weeks ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: BRENTWOOD — Authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Brentwood man was found dead of an apparent drug overdose believed to involve heroin, police said.

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Police Officials Say Patient Privacy Law Pulls Shroud Over Drug OD Data

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A lack of recent data on drug deaths -- especially heroin overdoses -- is hampering the ability of law enforcement to combat the growing drug-abuse crisis that has been soaring for more than a decade, police officials said Wednesday at a national summit on drug abuse.

IMPD trains with life-saving heroin antidote

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are training to become first responders in an effort to stem the growing deaths from heroin overdoses.

Holder urges use of overdose-reversal drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday urged first responders to use an overdose-reversal drug to help save lives amid a nationwide resurgence in heroin abuse, a public health scourge claiming the lives of celebrities and young people alike. Indicative of a resurgence in heroin abuse, actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a toxic mix of drugs including heroin and cocaine ...

Granite City man faces homicide charges in heroin overdose

A Granite City man is the latest to face charges of drug-induced homicide in a heroin overdose. Joh

Granite City man charged with drug-induced homicide

John P. Lance is accused in the death of Sara Brewer, who overdosed on heroin.

Autopsy: Couple died of heroin overdose, not carbon monoxide poisoning

A couple found dead in their north Charlotte home in February both died of heroin overdoses, according to autopsy reports released by the N.C. Medical Examiner on Wednesday.

Man charged with 2013 heroin overdose death

Vincent Stepter Sr. charged with reckless homicide for the June 2013 death of Klarissa Brown.

Cheadle drug addict Brian Scragg died from overdose

DRUG addict Brian Scragg died from an overdose – just one day before his 39th birthday.The father-of-two's lifeless body was discovered in a house in Fenton.Tests later revealed he had high levels of heroin in his system.His mum Doreen Bickerton told yesterday's inquest into his death that Mr Scragg had been involved in drugs from the age of 14.She revealed she had often told her son he wouldn't ...

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Heroin overdose suspected in Brentwood man's death

Exeter News-Letter: BRENTWOOD — Authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Brentwood man was found dead of an apparent drug overdose believed to involve heroin, police said. Police and emergency personnel responded to a home on Birch Circle on March 30 after ...

Heroin overdose suspected in death

Exeter News-Letter: BRENTWOOD — Authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Brentwood man was found dead of an apparent drug overdose believed to involve heroin, police said. Police and emergency personnel responded to a home on Birch Circle on March 30 after ...

Heroin overdose suspected in Brentwood man's death

BRENTWOOD — Authorities are investigating after a 24-year-old Brentwood man was found dead of an apparent drug overdose believed to involve heroin, police said.

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Medical Examiner: Heroin overdose deaths in Milw. Co. up 600%

fox6now.com: In 2013, there were 67 heroin overdose deaths in Milwaukee County. In 2012, there were 50 — compared to 44 in 2011. Ten years ago, Milwaukee County recorded just nine heroin overdose deaths. Numbers for 2014 are not yet available. Earlier this month ...

Heroin overdose deaths increasing costs for coroner, police

The epidemic levels of heroin use coupled with mixing the drug with a powerful prescription pain killer is causing more deadly overdoses, which means a higher cost for those who investigate them. In the first quarter of 2014, of the 114 total cases ...

LePage relents a bit on lifesaving heroin overdose antidote

Press Herald: The number of overdose deaths attributed to heroin quadrupled from seven in 2011 to 28 in 2012, the last year for which figures are available. The state medical examiner expects the total for 2013 to be higher still, and treatment professionals say ...

Peaches Geldof Dead: Heroin Overdose Suspected – Did Drugs Kill 25 Year Old

Although there is no official news yet on the case of Peaches Geldof's death, general consensus is that the young mother most likely overdosed on heroine. Peaches' rock-star lifestyle caught up with her on more than one occasion, including a nude photo ...

Weird noises from heroin overdose room

A GOLD Coast motel manager inquired after the health of a guest the night he died of a heroin overdose, only to be told he had had too much to drink.

Heroin overdose deaths increasing costs for coroner, police

The epidemic levels of heroin use coupled with mixing the drug with a powerful prescription pain killer is causing more deadly overdoses, which means a higher cost for those who investigate them.

LePage relents a bit on lifesaving heroin overdose antidote

After fighting wider access to naloxone, LePage says he would allow it for certain family members, but some ask why not police and EMTs.

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Death of UGA student ruled accidental from drug overdose

Newnan Times-Herald: Police said there has been an increase in fentanyl-related overdoses in the UGA population in recent months. The drug is commonly mixed with heroin and is considered to be a factor in many overdose related deaths. “The fact that heroin and harder drugs ...

After Two More O verdose Deaths, Cape May Prosecutor Calls Heroin Problem

CBS Local: CAPE MAY, N.J. (CBS) - Cape May County investigators are looking into a pair of apparent heroin overdoses in the last week that ended in death. It's part of an ongoing problem that's coming to the forefront of attention for law enforcement throughout ...

After Two More Overdose Deaths, Cape May Prosecutor Calls Heroin Problem

CBS Local: CAPE MAY, N.J. (CBS) - Cape May County investigators are looking into a pair of apparent heroin overdoses in the last week that ended in death. It's part of an ongoing problem that's coming to the forefront of attention for law enforcement throughout ...

Report: Deadly Heroin Overdoses Continue To Rise In Washington

CBS Local: In Missouri, admissions to treatment programs for heroin addiction rose 700 percent in the past two decades. In Massachusetts, state police say at least 185 people have died from suspected heroin overdoses in the state since Nov. 1, and the governor ...

Heroin users constantly face risk of overdose, death

Deaths from heroin overdoses in North Carolina rose from 38 in 2010 to 148 in 2012. Thirteen of those 148 were in New Hanover County. The NHRMC emergency departments treated 851 overdoses in 2013. Not all of those ...

WKSU News: Record number died from Heroin overdoses in

The number of deaths from heroin overdoses in Cuyahoga County reached an all-time high of 195 last year....

Heroin Deaths Up Sharply In Connecticut | WTIC FOX CT

In Connecticut, 257 people died from heroin-related overdoses in 2013, up from 174 in 2012, according to data released by Chief Medical Examiner James R. Gill. In Hartford County, heroin overdose deaths increased 55 ...

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Peaches Geldof dead at 25: Death of Bob Geldof's daughter classified as

New York Daily News: The 25-year-old daughter of rocker Bob Geldof was found dead Monday in her home near London — a day after she posted a photo online of her as a baby with her mom, who died 14 years ago from a heroin overdose. The body of Peaches Geldof — a ...

Peaches Geldof Found Dead — Did She Die From A Drug Overdose?

Hollywood Life: Peaches Geldof, 25, was pronounced dead on Monday, April 7, near Wrotham, Kent. The mother of two infants is the daughter of musician and humanitarian Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates, who tragically died from a drug overdose in 2000. Were drugs ...

Peaches Geldof opened up on grieving for mother Paula Yates before tragic death

In a tragic final interview the late star, who died on Monday, said it was through being a mum that she had reconciled herself with her memories of her own mother, Paula Yates, who died in 2000 at 41 from an accidental heroin overdose.

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