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Wearable opioid detector

This Wearable Detects Opioid Overdose and Automatically Calls for Help

In 2018, more than 115 people died from opioid overdose each day in the United States. This horrid statistic demonstrates the devastating public health crisis that has gripped much of […]
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Wearable Sensor Administers Narcan to Prevent Opioid Overdose Deaths

In the United States, more than 130 people die after overdosing on opioids every day. Devastating consequences of the opioid epidemic include increases in opioid misuse and related overdoses, as […]
Opioid overdose device

Team Who Invented Opioid Overdose Detection Device Wins National Honors

Four software engineering students at Carnegie Mellon, who developed a wearable device that detects opioid overdose have won national honors. Opioid crisis has reached epidemic levels in the United States. […]
Wearable opioid detector

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Develop Wearable Opioid Overdose Detector

Opioid crisis is reaching epidemic levels in the United States. According to HHS, 11.4 million people misused prescription opioids in 2016-17, and during the same period 42,249 people died from […]
Pulse Monitor Prevents Drug Overdose

This Canadian Startup is Developing a Wearable That Could Prevent Drug Users From Overdosing

A Vancouver, British Columbia startup is developing a device that drug users can wear on their wrist or finger to prevent drug overdose. Around 28 people a week died of […]