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With epidemic rates of prescription opioid and heroin deaths in Maryland, families are demanding easier access to the antidote that could save the lives of their loved ones. Naloxone is used safely to reverse the effects of heroin and prescription...
Harford County Public Schools will finance the third phase of its system wide energy improvements initiative through JPMorgan Chase Bank at an interest rate of less than 2.1 percent. The contract, which carries a lower interest rate than projected, was...
Jack Wethington, now 7, was 18 months old when he had his first serious allergic reaction. At a play group, he sipped from another child's cup, which contained milk. "Within minutes, his throat was closing, he was turning red, he was gasping," recalled...
Julie Bowen was on the set of the television show "Boston Legal" four years ago when she got the call from her husband, who was on his way to the hospital with their then-infant son Oliver. While hanging out in the backyard of their California home,...
Maryland public schools will all soon be keeping emergency supplies of epinephrine on hand for students who may have an allergic reaction, and patient advocates are applauding the new law. “Receiving a dose of epinephrine in the critical minutes...
In what parents and health organizations called a life-saving measure, Gov. Martin O' Malley signed into a law Tuesday a bill that will require all Maryland schools to maintain an emergency supply of epinephrine in order to respond to a growing trend of...
Nicole Pace told the school nurse that her daughter was deathly allergic to peanuts and had her 5-year-old's allergist provide Hillcrest Elementary School in Frederick with a pre-measured dose of medicine, just in case. But a cafeteria worker —...
Q: I have several medications that are well beyond their expiration dates. Does that mean that they won't work — or are dangerous? A: The manufacturer's expiration date on most medications is 2-3 years from when the pills were made. This assumes...
The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.As a nurse, Lynn Heard has helped countless patients through the years with her tender care and calming demeanor. She also credits nursing with getting her through her own struggles in life. The Covington Twp. resident has served as school nurse at...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bottling up emotions is thought to harm both mind and body, but a new study suggests that the opposite extreme may be no better. In a study of thousands of heart attack patients, those who recalled having flown into a rage...
The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Importance of expiration date depends on the specific drugPremium Health News ServiceQ: I have several medications that are well beyond their expiration dates. Does that mean that they won't work -- or are dangerous? A: The manufacturer's expiration date on most medications is 2-3 years from when the pills were made. This assumes they're...
The Wichita EagleNationwide drug shortages are affecting Sedgwick County emergency medical personnel who respond to 911 calls. "We're not in a crisis yet, but we intermittently teeter on the edge," Sabina Braithwaite, medical director of Sedgwick County Emergency...
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