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Nassau police officers revive man after heroin dose, officials say

A kit with naloxone, also known by its

A kit with naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, is displayed at the South Jersey AIDS Alliance in Atlantic City, N.J. on Feb. 19, 2014. Credit: AP / Mel Evans

Nassau County police officers revived a man Sunday they say overdosed on heroin in a Massapequa home.

Officers found the 19-year-old unconscious and turning blue from oxygen deprivation when they arrived at a Merrick Road address at 9:40 p.m., according to police.

Officers used Narcan to restore the man to consciousness. He was taken to an area hospital and is listed in stable condition.

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