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Cheap Drug Can Reverse Opioid Overdose and Save Lives

The World Health Organization says a drug that can reverse the harmful effects of drug overdose should be made more widely available.  WHO says a prescription drug called naloxone can save the lives of people who overdose on heroin and other opioids.   Opioids derived from the opium poppy are the most addictive substances in common usage.  The World Health Organzation estimates around 69,000 people around the world die every year from opioid overdose.  WHO says among...

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