US searches for new ways to prevent overdoses


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Opioids are a class of drugs made from the opium poppy plant. These drugs work in the brain to produce a variety of effects, including pain relief. Opioids are usually taken as prescription drugs to treat moderate to severe pain. However, long-term use of the drugs increases an individual’s dependence and tolerance, resulting in higher and more frequent doses and sometimes addiction.

In 2019, nearly 50,000 people in the United States died from opioid-related overdoses. That number has steadily increased since then, with the most recent figures showing 100,000 people died of overdoses associated with fentanyl in the past 12 months. The opioid epidemic has turned into a public health crisis, with the increase in injection drug use also contributing to the spread …


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