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In an Emergency


1. Call the Poison Center Helpline (1-800-222-1222) if you or another person have been exposed to something that might cause an unwanted and/or unexpected reaction.

 

2. Remain calm - the majority of poison emergencies can be resolved quickly; over the phone

 

3. Call 9-1-1 if the person is unconscious or has difficulty breathing.

 

 

 

Unusually Strong, Dangerous Heroin Reported...

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U.S. officials announced Thursday they shut down a drug-trafficking operation that was keeping Chicago streets stocked with heroin. Eleven people were arrested, and drug-enforcement agents also seized more than 21 kilograms of heroin.

 

CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports there may be a new kind of heroin on the streets – one that’s even more dangerous.

 

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