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 Expanding Naloxone use could reduce drug overdose deaths and save livesExpanding Naloxone use could reduce drug overdose deaths and save lives

FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015, 1:00 PM, ET

Allowing more basic emergency medical service (EMS) staff to administer naloxone could reduce drug overdose deaths that involve opioids
 


 Crash injuries in 2012 totaled $18 billion in lifetime medical costs (ED visits and hospitalizations).CDC report shows motor vehicle crash injuries are frequent and costly

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014, 1:00 PM, ET

Americans spend more than 1 million days in the hospital each year from crash injuries
 


 Heroin overdose deaths increased in many states through 2012Heroin overdose deaths increased in many states through 2012

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014, 1:00 PM, ET

Still twice as many people died from prescription opioid overdoses
 

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