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Opioids

Read: See What’s Happening at This Summer’s Campus Safety Conferences

See What’s Happening at This Summer’s Campus Safety Conferences

Here are some highlights from CSC 2019.

Read: Report: More Doctors Stealing Prescriptions, Commonly Opioids

Report: More Doctors Stealing Prescriptions, Commonly Opioids

The report from healthcare compliance analytics platform Protenus found that 94% of diversion incidents involve at least one opioid.

Read: Canadian Hospitals Report 138 Cases of Missing Fentanyl

Canadian Hospitals Report 138 Cases of Missing Fentanyl

The majority of the reported cases of missing fentanyl occurred in Ontario, followed by Alberta and Quebec.

Read: 2 School Bus Drivers Charged with DUIs in N.D. and N.J.

2 School Bus Drivers Charged with DUIs in N.D. and N.J.

A North Dakota bus driver has been charged with drinking and driving while a New Jersey bus driver crashed following an overdose.

Read: Community College of Philadelphia Hosts 10th Annual Best Practices in Judicial Affairs Symposium

Community College of Philadelphia Hosts 10th Annual Best Practices in Judicial Affairs Symposium

The event will take place on Feb. 27 at 8:30 am – 1:30 pm in CCP’s Great Hall.

Read: 3 Camden County College Public Safety Officers Save Lives, Celebrated

3 Camden County College Public Safety Officers Save Lives, Celebrated

Two of the victims were suffering from an opioid overdose until the officers revived them with an opioid reversal drug, Narcan.

Read: Opioid-Reversing Drug ‘Naloxone’ Available in Alabama Schools

Opioid-Reversing Drug ‘Naloxone’ Available in Alabama Schools

The Alabama Dept. of Ed. and Dept. of Public Health announced the new program that will train staff on how to use the medication.

Read: Texas A&M to Train All Health Science Students Opioid Overdose Reversal

Texas A&M to Train All Health Science Students Opioid Overdose Reversal

Texas A&M will be the first health science center in the nation to train every health professions students how to administer opioid reversal.

Read: Meth Hospitalizations Increased 245% in 7 Years, New Study Finds

Meth Hospitalizations Increased 245% in 7 Years, New Study Finds

Researchers say the resurgence of the drug’s popularity has been overshadowed by the country’s focus on the opioid epidemic.

Read: 8 Most Common Preventable Health Hazards

8 Most Common Preventable Health Hazards

Here are the top eight health hazards that non-medical bystanders can help mitigate until first responders arrive on scene of a medical emergency.

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