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The drug Naloxone is used to reverse heroin overdoses. It's been used by paramedics and emergency rooms for several years. And it is also being distributed directly to drug addicts by the several agencies, including the Chicago Recovery Alliance. Independent producer Dan Collison spent an evening on the streets of Chicago with the organization's health workers discovering how Naxolone works.

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