The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its first opioid reversal drug, Narcan, for over-the-counter, nonprescription use. “Today’s action paves the way for the life-saving medication to reverse an opioid overdose to be sold directly to consumers in places like […]
Overdose death rates increased an astonishing 44% for blacks and 39% for American Indians in 2020. That’s according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Opioid death rates from illicitly manufactured fentanyl are at all time highs.