Comments for: Antidote for drug overdoses handed out to opiate addicts

Posted April 26, 2012, at 4:01 p.m.

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — Steve Wohlen lay on his front lawn, blue, unconscious and barely breathing, overdosing on heroin. His mother ran outside, frantically assembling a pen-like canister. Her heart pounding, she dropped to her knees and used the device to deliver two squirts up her son’s nostrils. Within minutes, …

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