The metropolitan Cleveland, OH area saw 41 fatalities due to heroin/fentanyl  in May 2017, according to the Cuyahoga Medical Examiner Friday. Eighteen of the deaths were in the city of Cleveland, while...

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has become aware of a dangerous, potentially lethal substance contained in street drugs surfacing in central and South Georgia. Dozens of patients have been...

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is urging health care providers to exercise increased vigilance in promptly identifying patients suspected to have overdoses and taking appropriate action. On...

Vermont health officials are warning street drug users about an especially deadly strain of heroin that is circulating in several parts of the state, including central Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom. According...

While the US as a whole is reporting an overall 14 percent increase in opioid overdose deaths, including both opioid pain relievers and heroin, no states saw the increases from 2013 to 2014 like New Hampshire. According...

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Earlier this week,  the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Narcan nasal spray, the first FDA-approved nasal spray version of naloxone hydrochloride, a life-saving medication that can stop or...