Can a smartphone app help save lives? Philly researchers have an overdose-reversal tool set for city

After a year-long pilot program in Kensington, the center of Philadelphia’s drug overdose crisis, researchers are hoping to test a smartphone app that helps citizens respond to overdoses citywide.

Researchers at Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Bar-Ilan and Tel Aviv Universities in Israel published their initial findings on the app this month in the journal EClinicalMedicine.

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