• Organs from drug overdose victims could save the lives of patients on transplant waiting list

    6 monthes ago - By LA Times

    The widening tragedy that is the U.S. drug-overdose epidemic could have an improbable silver lining: for the 120,000 desperate Americans on the waiting list for a donated organ, the line could get a little shorter. In 2000, only 149 organs from donors who suffered a fatal drug overdose were transplanted...
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