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Drug Overdoses

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

DPH: Drug Overdoses Down Due To Nasal Spray Kits

State public health officials say the state has reached a milestone in preventing drug overdose deaths.

09/16/2013

(Photo Credit: Carl Stevens)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: Gavin House Helps Fight Drug Addiction

A recent spike in overdoses has prompted Boston’s public health department to increase the number of outreach workers in South Boston.

07/07/2012

Doctor Joseph Zolot was indicted by federal prosecutors on drug charges.

Former Needham Doctor, Nurse Indicted In 6 Deaths

A former Needham doctor and his nurse practitioner have been indicted by federal prosecutors for prescribing dangerous medication for a profit that allegedly led to the deaths of six patients.

03/03/2011

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