F.D.A. Approves Narcan for Over-the-Counter Sales

Narcan, a prescription nasal spray that reverses opioid overdoses, can now be sold over the counter, the Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday, authorizing a move long-sought by public health officials and treatment experts, who hope wider availability of the medicine will reduce the nation’s alarmingly high drug fatality rates. By late summer, over-the-counter … Read more

How to Enhance Your Run With Diaphragmatic Breathing

Most runners know that in order to get better, they need to train the major muscle groups that are activated during a run — the quads, the glutes, the hamstrings, the calves. But few think about training the muscles that allow them to breathe — specifically the diaphragm, said Kristen Konkol, an associate teaching professor … Read more

How to Use Narcan, the Overdose-Reversing Nasal Spray

Narcan, a nasal spray that can quickly reverse an opioid overdose, has now received federal approval to be sold over the counter. By late summer, it should be widely available — not just on pharmacy shelves but also at convenience stores, big box chains and possibly through online retailers. If used in time, Narcan, a … Read more