U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams issued a national advisory Thursday urging more Americans to keep on hand and learn how to use the drug naloxone, which can save the lives of people overdosing on opioids. Naloxone has already revived thousands of overdose victims as the opioid epidemic has intensified, but rescue workers have usually been the ones to administer it.
"Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Drug that Stops Opioid Overdoses" is from the April 05, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Abby Goodnough and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.