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Medicine: Overdose Drug #1065281

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 03, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Studio: Kate Snow) FDA approval of the drug naloxone†† that can reverse an overdose and prevent death featured; details given about the Evzio†† device that talks you through an injection; scenes shown of Boston parents learning how to use a nasal spray version of the drug. [Portland, Maine fire department deputy chief Terry WALSH†- says they can be not breathing and they wake up.] [FDA commissioner Margaret HAMBURG†- says it will enable emergency care to be given on the spot.] [Parent Jack RILEY – wonders why you wouldn’t allow this resource.] [Maine Governor Paul LEPAGE††- says it’s an excuse to stay addicted.]

Williams, Brian;
Snow, Kate

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