Holder urges use of drug to help in heroin ODs (10)

USA TODAY 2014.03.10 12:59
Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY Naloxone, commonly known as Narcan, a nasal spray being used to reverse the effects of opiate overdoses.(Photo: WUSA) WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder Declaring heroin addiction is an "urgent and growing public health crisis,'' urged first responders to carry the drug naloxone that helps resuscitate victims from an overdose. "Addiction to heroin and other opiates - including certain prescription
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