Can carrying naloxone help combat opioid overdose deaths?
from By Dr. Abimbola Farinde
Across the U.S., reports of opioid abuse and related deaths have become an all-too-common occurrence. With death tolls continuing to rise and such a wide impact on the population, regardless of background, immediate steps must be taken to address the issue. The most recent landmark initiative comes from U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, M.D., who issued a national advisory "emphasizing the importance of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone."
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