© 2023 Hawaiʻi Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Talk Shows:Listen again to your favorite talk programs on HPR-2!Local News:News features and series from HPR's award winning news departmentHPR-2 Program Schedule:find out when all your favorite programs are on the air on HPR-2! Or you can find out more from the HPR-2 detailed program listings.

Australian Researchers Search Spider Venom for a Better Pain Killer

Wikipedia Commons
Wikipedia Commons

Overdoses of prescription drugs are the leading cause of accidental death in Hawai‘i. That’s according to the Hawai‘i Injury Prevention and Control Program and matches a national trend. A team of researchers in Australia is now working on a project that may produce a new generation of pain killers. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Bill Dorman has been the news director at Hawaiʻi Public Radio since 2011.
Related Stories