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Below are the latest news articles mentioning heroin, Narcan, opioid or overdose from all the local Cape Cod news sources. Most of these stories should be related to recent heroin related arrests, heroin overdoses, opioid addiction and the use of Narcan on Cape Cod.

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Drug overdoses down but ‘activity of concern’ high on Cape »

Thursday May 24, 2018 - 9:02:30 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Opioid-related overdose deaths declined statewide by 5 percent in the first three months of 2018 compared with 2017, according to a quarterly report from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.But the new figures show that Barnstable County has twice the rate of other counties in the state…

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Car crashes into woods behind Church of the Nazarene in Wareham »

Thursday May 24, 2018 - 1:51:40 pm | via Wareham News Headlines »

A pickup truck crashed into a wooded area behind the Church of the Nazarene, 6 Rogers Ave., just before noon on Thursday. According to emergency broadcasts, the driver was found unresponsive behind the wheel. Broadcasts stated the driver was administered Narcan, a drug used to revive overdose victims,…

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Keating Calls for Naloxone Review »

Thursday May 24, 2018 - 9:09:28 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

WASHINGTON – Legislation has been introduced by Congressman Bill Keating that would require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to determine the proper use of Naloxone, commonly called Narcan, in cases of prescription or illicit drug overdoses, including those caused by heroin or fentanyl.…

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New numbers from DPH shed more light on prevalence of opioid overdose deaths »

Tuesday May 22, 2018 - 4:55:56 pm | via Wicked Local Cape Cod »

At least 201 Massachusetts residents died of opioid overdoses in the first three months of 2018, according to new Department of Public Health data, which shows the death toll for the quarter could rise to more than 500.In its latest quarterly report on opioid overdoses, the department said deaths declined…

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Plymouth Police Blotter - 05/21/18 to 05/22/18 »

Tuesday May 22, 2018 - 8:24:46 am | via CapeCodToday Police Blotter »

Deck: Busy time for Plymouth Police…Towns: PlymouthTopic: Police BlotterHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Busy time for Plymouth Police…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Plymouth Police Department Media Log Page:…

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Plymouth Police Blotter - 5/18/18 to 5/21/18 »

Monday May 21, 2018 - 9:19:45 am | via CapeCodToday Police Blotter »

Deck: Busy time for Plymouth Police…Towns: PlymouthTopic: Police BlotterHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Busy time for Plymouth Police…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  Plymouth Police Department Media Log Page:…

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Centerville man held on $75K bail after allegedly fleeing police »

Friday May 18, 2018 - 7:11:42 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — A Centerville man was ordered held on $75,000 bail Thursday after he allegedly tried to pull a Taser away from a Barnstable police officer Wednesday as a search warrant was being executed at a Madaket Lane home.On Wednesday afternoon, officers arrived at 20 Madaket Lane in Centerville…

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State Auditor:  MassHealth Overpaid for Drug Screens by $4.38 Million »

Friday May 18, 2018 - 3:14:28 pm | via Cape Cod Today »

Deck: Same problem found in 2013 audit…Topic: NewsHub Category: PoliticsAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Same problem found in 2013 audit…Main Image: Main Image Credit: State Auditor Suzanne M. BumpThumbnail Image: Body:  From the Office of State…

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Dealing with grief: Resiliency, hope key to overcoming loss of all kinds »

Friday May 18, 2018 - 2:17:17 pm | via The Barnstable Patriot »

Kristy Whaley was grieving.Her 25-year-old son, Kyle, had been struggling for years to fight the grip that opioids had on his life.Whaley was mourning the loss of the dreams and hopes she had held for her son.The pain led the Westerville, Ohio, woman to a grief recovery program, where she found support…

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Be wary of activated charcoal for health, beauty »

Friday May 18, 2018 - 1:01:00 am | via The Barnstable Patriot »

Health trends come and go. One of the latest is activated charcoal for nutrition and teeth whitening. While charcoal is naturally thought of as providing heat for cooking or warmth, it also has — when heated at high temperatures — absorbent powers. Thus, hospitals use it to bind a variety…

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