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Walgreen’s will stock Narcan in Cincinnati

Narcan is a drug that can save the life of someone who overdoses on heroin. But as Angenette Levy reports, very few pharmacies stock it and that’s about to change. NORWOOD, Ohio (Angenette Levy) — Quinten is a recovering heroin addict who’s alive thanks to Naloxone, the heroin overdose antidote. He used heroin

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A former addict’s answer to heroin

Jay Armstrong, an Independence, Kentucky, resident, is a comedian who travels the country performing at comedy clubs, recovery events and even prisons.  Everyone has their own idea or pet project as to how to deal with the heroin epidemic. Arrest dealers. Jail addicts. Give addicts therapy. Make overdose kits available.

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WHAT IS #GIVINGTUESDAY?

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to

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