Media Archives

2 days ago
Rotary members seek community solutions to opioid epidemic

https://www.rotary.org/en/rotary-members-seek-community-solutions-opioid-epidemic

A father’s concern and fear propelled sleepless Ben Lowry, an attorney in Portland, Maine, out into the streets one evening searching for his eldest son. 

2 days ago
22 people have been hospitalized with vaping-linked breathing problems. Doctors don't know why.

It's unclear exactly what the patients — many of whom are young adults — had been inhaling or what type of devices they were using.

4 days ago
College student's lung collapses after smoking Juul pods: 'Like I was having a heart attack'

A college student is warning others about the dangers of smoking Juul pods after one of his lungs collapsed.

1 week ago

150 happy families...see you at the next Grocery Giveaway.
Groceries in abundance! Come to Pickett Rucker UMC in Lebanon now!

1 week ago

Come to Pickett Rucker now for a wonderful gift of food

1 week ago
The Truth About Painkiller Addiction

Amid an opioid crisis, authorities overestimated the danger of prescription painkillers—while doing too little to identify patients at risk of addiction.

1 week ago
Lebanon Police Department

Great work by Lebanon Police department! They are going after drug suppliers aggressively.

Suspect involved in lethal drug distribution apprehended.

From the desk of Chief Mike Justice:

On 02/14/19, a 17-year-old female was found unresponsive in her home in Lebanon. She was later ... See more

1 week ago
Decline in opioid deaths is tied to growing use of overdose-reversing drug, CDC says

https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2019-08-06/soaring-use-of-naloxone-tied-to-decline-in-opioid-deaths

Prescriptions are way up for a drug that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. That could help explain the recent decline in fatal opioid overdoses.

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