Del. lawmakers eye heroin overdose antidote

June 3, 2014 8:25 AM

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware lawmakers are eyeing legislation to help drug addicts survive heroin overdoses.

State officials last year adopted a pilot basic life support protocol that allows emergency responders to treat suspected narcotic overdoses with naloxone, a heroin overdose antidote known by the brand name Narcan.

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