Overdose victims now an increasing source of organ donations

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — An increasing number of organ donations in New Hampshire are coming from people who have died of overdoses.

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. | More…

| AP

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  1. Pingback: Here's One for the Conspiracy Theory Folks - Opioid Overdose Deaths Produce More Organ Donors - GraniteGrok — GraniteGrok

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