October 26, 2021

Ohio police say man bit medic, struggled with officers during overdose call

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police say a suspect bit an EMT and struggled with a Warren officer who was responding to an overdose call.
November 6, 2019

Appalachian Ohio's High Hepatitis C Rates Blamed On Opioid Epidemic

A new study blames the opioid epidemic for high rates of Hepatitis C in Ohio’s Appalachia region. Ohio University researchers led a team of health professionals to examine the spread of the disease.
February 12, 2019

'Church Of Safe Injection' Offers Needles, Naloxone To Prevent Opioid Overdoses

On a bitter cold afternoon in front of the central bus stop in Bangor, Maine, about a half-dozen people recently surrounded a folding table covered with handmade signs offering free clean syringes, coffee and naloxone, the drug also known as Narcan that can reverse an opioid overdose. They're with a group called the Church of Safe Injection that is handing out clean drug-using supplies in cities around the U.S.