BY ALEX WARREN, TORY KANG, AND DAVID OLAWUNI
Opioid overdoses take lives all around us, but what if you had the ability to help? Join us as we learn about Naloxone, the wonder drug that can stop opioid overdoses in their tracks!
This episode was produced as part of an upper level course on Neuropharmacology taught by Angel Kaur during Fall 2019 at UNC Asheville.
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Written, Directed, and Featuring: Alex Warren, Tory Kang, and David Olawuni
Scientific Research by: Alex Warren, Tory Kang, and David Olawuni
Recording Assistance: Kent Thompson & Leah at the UNC Asheville Audio Design Lab
Additional Sound Engineering: Austin Klumpp, Sasha Hussey and team at UNC Asheville Media Design Lab
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