As Opioid Crisis Rages, Cost Of Overdose Antidote Spikes As the opioid epidemic continues to kill tens of thousands of Americans each year, the drug naloxone has proved invaluable in preventing overdose-related deaths.
News Anchor Shares Story Of Her Daughter's Overdose On-AirThe day that news anchor Angela Kennecke found out her daughter died from a fentanyl overdose, she was working on a story about the opioid epidemic.
Demi Lovato To Enter Rehab Following Hospital Release For Drug OverdoseDemi Lovato will seek drug abuse treatment following her hospitalization for an overdose, a source close to Lovato tells CNN.
Demi Lovato Hospitalized For Apparent Heroin OverdoseDemi Lovato was rushed to an L.A. hospital after suffering what appears to be a heroin overdose, according to TMZ.
Woman Overdoses Moments After Surrendering To Illinois JailAuthorities say a woman overdosed and was saved by officers moments after she walked into a suburban Chicago jail to turn herself in on an arrest warrant.
14 Year Old Gets 'Life Saving Award' For Saving Man Overdosing On HeroinA fourteen year old boy received a life-saving award today after saving the life of a man who was overdosing on heroin.
Suburban Man Found Guilty Of Drug-Induced HomicideThe jury reached its decision after deliberating for 35 minutes.
2 People Saved From Heroin Overdose Within Hours In Lake CountyTwo people overdosing on heroin were saved within hours of each other this week in the northwest suburbs.
Man Arrested For Drugged DrivingRiverside police say a man who overdosed on heroin is lucky he didn’t kill himself or others while under the influence behind the wheel of a car.
Waukegan Man Charged With Selling Heroin That Caused OverdoseA north suburban man has been charged with selling the heroin that led to an overdose earlier this month in Newport Township.
Four Charged In Heroin Overdose Death Of Kane County WomanPolice arrested four men after officials found Ashley Mastel dead of a fentanyl-laced heroin overdose in her Sugar Grove Township home.
Heroin-Related Overdose Deaths Increase In DuPage, Will CountyThere were 78 heroin-related overdose deaths in DuPage County last year, compared to 51 in 2015.
Kirk Urges Prompt FDA Approval Of Nasal Version Of NarcanU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was pressuring the Food and Drug Administration to quickly approve a nasal spray that can treat heroin overdoses in an emergency.
Wisconsin Girl Dies Of Heroin Overdose In Oak ParkA 17-year-old Wisconsin girl who’d connected via the Internet with an Oak Park man offering a place to stay was found dead of an apparent heroin overdose early Tuesday.
Study: Heroin Users Don't Know Drug's RisksHeroin used to be a blight confined to urban areas, but no longer. Heroin's deadly reach extends to the suburbs and beyond. And a new study shows that heroin users don't know the risks associated with the drug.