Friday, November 2, 2007
Today's Globe: overdose antidote, Carney's future, child health bill
State health authorities will start supplying addicts next month with a kit containing two doses of a medication that can reverse a potentially lethal overdose within minutes, hoping to reverse a tide of heroin deaths sweeping Massachusetts.
Boston officials led by City Council president Maureen Feeney are asking the Archdiocese of Boston to cut Caritas Carney Hospital loose from the Caritas Christi Health System so it can look for a buyer on its own.
A defiant Democratic-controlled Congress voted yesterday to provide health insurance to an additional 4 million lower-income children, ignoring President Bush's threat of a second straight veto on the issue.
Posted by Elizabeth Cooney at 06:45 AM