Second Opinion | Myth or Medicine | Opioid Overdose


According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention, the United States is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic. And when someone dies of an overdose, it is often thought they die quickly and alone. Is this true? Do people die immediately when they take an opioid overdose? Find out on this segment of Myth or Medicine.

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Title: Second Opinion | Myth or Medicine | Opioid Overdose

Type: Segment

Subject(s): Health and Mental Health, Opioids Crisis

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: WXXI Public Broadcasting

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 01/17/2016

Runtime: 00:01:47

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  • Term: In perpetuity
  • Releases: 1
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  • Digital Classroom Rights: Yes
  • Promotional Use: Yes

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Language: English


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