Jim Hanzo
December 27, 2019 - 1:49 pm
Deputies in Lafourche Parish used naloxone to save the life of a Bayou Blue woman who had overdosed from heroin on Christmas Eve. The incident happened around 10 a.m. on December 24, when deputies responded to Lake Long Drive in Bayou Blue in reference to a possible overdose. A man was driving home...
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March 26, 2019 - 9:29 pm
Matt Doyle | Louisiana received 18 dollars per person in federal funding to fight the opioid epidemic last year, for a total of 82 million dollars from over 50 different revenue streams according to the Bipartisan Policy Center. Chief medical adviser Anand Parekh says the majority of those...
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August 29, 2018 - 1:31 pm
(CBS News) -- A possible drug exposure at a prison in Ohio has left more than twenty people in need of treatment. Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting that several correction officers and inmates at Ross Correctional Institution are being treated for a possible overdose. Officials believe that...
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