February 2, 2020
A new study by pharmacy researchers at the University of Cincinnati found a dramatic increase in the number of naloxone prescriptions dispensed in Ohio since a 2015 law change.
November 30, 2019
Our region has recognized the realities of the opioid epidemic, and that it spreads across the country, not just in our area. There has been a lot of discussion about overdose deaths and Naloxone. But how much discussion have you heard about the effects of the opioid epidemic on the children, adolescents, indeed, the family of the person who is caught up in the abuse of opioids?
November 19, 2019
HAMILTON COUNTY — Hamilton County has been chosen to be one of more than a dozen Ohio counties participating in a $350 million federal study that aims to target the nationwide opioid epidemic.
November 18, 2019
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.
November 13, 2019
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.
April 1, 2019
After its opioid painkiller helped cause the nation’s drug overdose crisis, the family behind OxyContin allegedly wanted to try a new venture: addiction treatment.
January 22, 2019
Hope in the opioid crisis? Overdose deaths appear to be leveling off as states intensify efforts to save lives
Bill Kinkle hasn't worked as a nurse in nearly a decade. But the Pennsylvania man never leaves home without emergency medical supplies. Always on his belt: naloxone, a medication that can reverse an opioid overdose and save a life.