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Two Ohio Toddlers Thought to Have Ingested Opiates Revived, Thanks to Naloxone

By Beenthere2Hippie, Feb 3, 2016 | |
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    WARREN, Ohio - Two toddlers believed to have ingested an opiate were revived with a life-saving drug that reverses heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses, authorities said Wednesday.

    Police in Warren, northwest of Youngstown, were awaiting toxicology reports to confirm whether the 9-month-old and 21-month-old had drugs in their systems. Their 18-year-old mother reported finding the children unconscious on the kitchen floor Tuesday morning, police said. She took them to a Warren hospital, which treated them with naloxone. It's more commonly known by its brand name, Narcan.

    Capt. Robert Massucci said the children were breathing abnormally when police first saw them, WKBN-TV reported. They were moved to Akron Children's Hospital. Police said the children were doing better Wednesday.

    Police said they are investigating the mother's actions and expect to file charges. They said investigators had searched the home, but police declined to discuss whether they found anything to indicate what happened to the children.

    The children are being taken from their parents' custody as allowed in cases of suspected abuse or neglect, Trumbull County Children Services executive director Tim Schaffner told WKBN. He said the children likely would go to a temporary foster home once they're released from the hospital.










    AP/Feb. 3, 2016
    http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie...ME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2016-02-03-12-59-04
    Photo: Indystar
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    BT2H is a retired news editor and writer from the NYC area who, for health reasons, retired to a southern US state early, and where BT2H continues to write and to post drug-related news to DF.

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