9-Month-Old Overdoses on Cocaine

3-30-08 Emergency personnel responding to a 911 call airlifted a  9-month-old girl to the hospital. The child was having seizures and had stopped breathing. “She was unresponsive, her body was flaccid” reported a nurse in the ER. Doctors worked feverishly to revive the child. The real shock, however, came when tests revealed the cause of this little girls troubles: She had overdosed on cocaine. Blood tests revealed toxic amounts of the drug in her system. The 9-month-old was revived and … Continue reading →