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Federal Legislation Filed To Protect First-Responders

First responders, health professionals and family members who administer overdose-reversing drugs would be shielded from potential lawsuits under a bill filed in Congress.

The bill's supporters say the use of drugs like naloxone _ also known as Narcan _ in an emergency overdose situation shouldn't be deterred by fear of legal action

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Fairhaven First Responders Prepped For Ebola

Better safe than sorry in Fairhaven.

First responders in the town will be wearing additional protective gear as a precautionary measure in the ongoing fight against Ebola.

Fairhaven Police Sergeant Kevin Kobza tells WBSM News the CDC is predicting a very active flu season, and the symptoms of Ebola and the flu are very similar

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Red Sox To Honor Marathon Bombing Victims And First Responders

The Red Sox will hold a special ceremony Sunday night to observe the anniversary of the Boston Marathon tragedy. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. Eastern before Boston's 7:05 game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park

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Good Samaritan Bill Passes in Massachusetts Senate

The Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill to ensure that off-duty first responders who provide emergency care are not subject to lawsuits.

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