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Ga. Weighs ‘Medical Amnesty’ In Drug Overdoses

Georgia lawmakers are weighing a bill granting amnesty in some cases to those who seek medical help in the event of a drug overdose or other medical emergency.

03/01/2014

U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CDC: Female Drug Overdose Deaths Increased 400 Percent In Decade

U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses.

07/02/2013

Chris Kelly of Kris Kross. Photo by Sonia Murray CBS Radio

Funeral Plans Announced For Chris Kelly of Kris Kross

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK)–  Funeral services are planned on Thursday in Atlanta for former Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly, who was found dead in his home from a possible drug overdose last week. Murray Brothers Funeral Home […]

WAOK-AM–05/05/2013

File photo of prescription drugs. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

6-Year-Old Girl Overdoses On Adult Prescription Medication, Flown To Atlanta Hospital

Carroll County authorities are investigating after a 6-year-old girl overdosed on adult prescription medications she found in an empty trailer at her mobile home community.

06/24/2012

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Manslaughter Trial Against Conrad Murray To Be Delayed

Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor handling Conrad Murray’s involuntary manslaughter case in the death of Michael Jackson has delayed the proceedings. The jury selection was scheduled to begin on March 24,  the questionaire will still […]

WAOK-AM–03/03/2011

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