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Woman Overdoses On Heroin With 6-Year-Old In Vehicle (Photo credit should read DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Overdoses On Heroin With 6-Year-Old In Vehicle

Police in New Hampshire say they provided medical treatment to a woman who suffered a heroin overdose in her car while her 6-year-old son was with her.

12/29/2014

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Narcan Saves Fairfield OD Victim

(Fairfield, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Fairfield is the latest town to report the use of a drug to aid in an overdose incident. Fire department officials say on Monday, they received the call to a home […]

11/06/2014

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Troopers Use Antidote To Revive Drug Overdose Victim

For the first time since a change in state law, a state trooper has used the heroin antidote “Narcan” to save a drug overdose victim.

10/30/2014

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M-E: Yale Prof O-D’d On Methamphetamine, Amphetamine

The Medical Examiner’s office says a Yale University professor who died in detention in November overdosed on methamphetamine and amphetamine.

01/06/2014

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Ashford Woman Acquitted In Son’s Overdose Death

Jurors in Danielson Superior Court acquitted an Ashford woman in the overdose death of her son. Heather Specyalski was represented by defense attorney Terry Donovan.

03/21/2013

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