overdose deaths

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…
Baker Unveils Plan To Fight Drug Abuse
Calling it a public health emergency, Gov. Charlie Baker has unveiled the first steps his administration plans to take in fighting heroin and prescription drug abuse and addiction.
During a stop Thursday at the Hope House treatment center in Boston, the governor announced the first-ever public releas…