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Mangano Offers Free Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Lynbrook

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is continuing to combat the heroin epidemic and save lives by joining with the Lynbrook Mayor William J. Hendrick and Long Beach Reach outpatient counseling center to host a free Overdose … Continue reading

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Mangano Assists Local Hospitals with TOOL to COMBAT Critical Drug Shortage

Calls on Federal Food and the Drug Administration to Address Crisis   Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and pharmacy directors from three local hospitals, today urged the Food and the … Continue reading

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Slain ATF Agent’s Sister Joins Mangano’s Efforts To Combat Pharmacy Crime

By Eden Laikin ATF Agent John Capano was an unwitting casualty of the prescription drug war. He was shot and killed on New Year’s Eve while attempting to stop an addict from robbing a Seaford pharmacy for highly sought-after painkillers. … Continue reading

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MANGANO DECLARES WAR ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE

By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano declared prescription drug abuse a “health crisis” that has reached “epidemic levels” – and he pledged to bring together an array of resources to find a solution to the growing problem. … Continue reading

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