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In a 24-hour period, at least four people have died of overdoses likely from synthetic oxycodone pills, and now San Diego police are looking for the drug's supplier.
Drug overdose deaths in the United States declined 5.1% in 2018, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
Jennifer Alba sifts through the boxes of photographs and documents. It's a collection of what once was, and what her life has become. A mother sorting through pain.
U.S. regulators have approved the first generic nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses.
The second man found dead in Democratic donor Ed Buck's West Hollywood home in January died as a result of a methamphetamine overdose, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Monday. The death has been ruled accidental.
While there's early evidence that the explosive rate of opioid deaths has started to slow, opioids killed more than 49,000 people in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data. A new study reveals which part of the country has been affected the most by the ongoing epidemic.
A school bus driver was arrested after she overdosed while driving and crashed into a tree, Newark police said.
Police in Ohio's capital city say a man stole a police cruiser just minutes after officers revived him from an overdose.