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Lori Johnson with a picture of her grandson, Domani. (WBZ-TV)

Parents Allegedly Overdose With Child In Car; Grandmother Gets Custody

Police say 28-year-old Lynette Slocomb and her boyfriend, 30-year-old Jeffrey Silva, were arrested after overdosing on heroin with their baby in the backseat of a car.

08/09/2015

Narcan. (WBZ-TV)

Easton Public Schools To Carry Narcan To Combat Drug Overdoses

Easton Public Schools will have Narcan available in case of an opioid overdose.

07/15/2015

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NH Parents Allegedly Overdose On Heroin While Giving Toddler A Bath

Police say the parents of a 3-year-old boy have been charged with endangering his welfare after they overdosed on heroin while giving him a bath in New Hampshire.

04/17/2015

Smacked! (Photo from Manchester PD)

NH Governor Declares Emergency After Synthetic Drug Overdoses

The state of emergency follows a sudden spike in overdoses from people ingesting a synthetic drug called “Smacked.”

08/14/2014

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34 Overdoses In 24 Hours In Manchester, NH

City officials in Manchester say three stores have been shut down for selling a synthetic drug called spice that is suspected of causing a spate of overdoses.

08/13/2014

Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan, is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

Mass. Troopers Equipped With Narcan To Combat Drug Overdoses

For the first time, Narcan will be issued to a select group of state police troopers.

08/01/2014

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Trial Begins For Mass. Doctor Charged In Drug Case

A former doctor was alternately portrayed as a reckless prescriber of powerful, addictive drugs and a compassionate caregiver who tried to help people suffering from chronic pain, as his federal trial began Tuesday.

06/17/2014