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November 18, 2019

If you're 18 to 29, you're more likely to carry Narcan, new Ohio and Ky. polls show

If you're a Ohio or Kentucky adult from ages 18 to 29, you just might be more likely to carry the lifesaving opioid-overdose antidote naloxone than older people here.
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November 17, 2019

Death toll from tainted cocaine rising across the country

Cocaine is back, and it’s contaminated.
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November 13, 2019

Bill Would Make Ohio Train Pharmacists On Naloxone Law

Ohio law permits pharmacists to give the overdose antidote Naloxone without a prescription to people who deal with opioid addiction. One lawmaker is proposing a measure to help ensure pharmacists follow through.
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November 12, 2019

DisposeRx Commends Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation for Efforts to Prevent Opioid Diversion and Addiction

DisposeRx solution part of statewide opioid disposal program for injured workers
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November 12, 2019

Opioid Addiction In Jails: An Anthropologist's Perspective

A new book by anthropologist and physician Kimberly Sue tells the stories of women navigating opioid addiction during and after incarceration.
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November 10, 2019

Ohio Counties to be Part of $350M Federal Opioid Study

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Ohio communities will be part of a $350 million federal study analyzing drug intervention techniques and policies.
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November 8, 2019

Northeast Ohio Opioid Settlement Money To Fund Peer Recovery Coaches

At MetroHealth Medical Center, Christopher Hall offers patients struggling with addiction something unique: common ground.
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November 7, 2019

Prevalence of hepatitis C rates in Ohio may indicate highest areas of opioid misuse

Researchers studied hepatitis C rates within the state and discovered consistently high rates in the southern Appalachia region over a five-year period.
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