18-36 Segment 1: Using Naloxone for Drug Overdoses

The drug Naloxone has been hailed as a lifesaver, as it can reverse the effects of what would otherwise be fatal opioid overdoses. Expert panels recommend that more average citizens carry it, especially those likely to be in contact with drug users. However, obstacles including cost prevent even some first responders from having access. A new study also shows Naloxone may have unintended consequences, such as more drug use. Experts discuss.

Medical Notes 17-11

A look at important medical, health and science headlines for the week of March 12.

16-45 Segment 1: High Risk Organ Donors

High risk organ donations and even organs carrying diseases that never would have been acceptable before are now able to be used if recipients accept them.