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City Officials Looking Into Whether Firefighters’ Narcan Training Conflicts With EMS Contract

Pittsburgh firefighters gained a new tool this week that’s proven to save lives, but then came some confusion about whether they could continue to use it.

08/07/2015

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First Responders Being Trained To Administer Life-Saving Drug To Overdose Victims

Drug overdoses in the area have spiked in the last few months, but there is a new drug being used to reverse the effects of narcotics.

KDKA-TV–07/22/2015

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Study: UV Radiation May Be Addictive

New research shows there may be something addictive about UV radiation.

08/15/2014

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Emergency Use Drug Shortage Could Put Patients At Risk

If you need an ambulance, it usually means you need emergency care and more often than not, the care you receive in the ambulance makes all the difference. However, paramedics and EMTs are facing a drug shortage that’s making their job more difficult.

04/09/2012