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House Gives Initial Approval To Bill Preventing Heroin Overdoses

PHOENIX (CBS Phoenix/AP) — The House has given initial approval to a bill that would authorize first responders to administer a drug that stops people from overdosing on heroin or prescription opioids. Several other states […]

02/27/2015

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Expert: Teen Likely Died From Lethal Drug Doses

A Utah medical examiner says a teenage girl who prosecutors allege died from an overdose after a night of drugs and sex with an older couple had enormous amounts of methamphetamine and heroin in her system.

02/14/2014

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Death Of Utah Doctor, Girlfriend Ruled Overdose

Medical examiners say the death of a plastic surgeon and his girlfriend came from an overdose of a common anesthesia.

02/15/2013