Comments for: Maine physicians, drug agents brace for influx of fentanyl-laced heroin

Posted July 03, 2014, at 11:18 a.m.
Last modified July 03, 2014, at 6:05 p.m.

BRUNSWICK | During one 24-hour period last week, the Eastern Maine Medical Center emergency department treated five patients who had overdosed on drugs. Dr. Jack Nicolet, a physician who works in EMMC’s emergency room, suspects they had all taken too much heroin, and likely heroin laced with the painkiller …

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