Organ transplants

Here’s One for the Conspiracy Theory Folks – Opioid Overdose Deaths Produce More Organ Donors

by Steve MacDonald June 19, 2017

The rise in opioid-related deaths has resulted in an increase in available organs for transplant. New England Donor Services says in 2016, 92 organ donors had died of a drug overdose. WMUR-TV reports the percentage of organ donors who were overdose victims rose from 4 percent to 27 percent in a five-year time span. Let […]

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