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Podcasts
July 2, 2018

Prescription for Hope

The opioid epidemic has been called the worst public health crisis in a century. Amid the darkness and despair, there is light and hope. "Prescription for Hope," a podcast from The MetroHealth System, shares the stories of some of the people working to end the crisis and bring the dawn.
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Podcasts
April 12, 2018

The Economic Impact of America's Opioid Epidemic

How are businesses managing in America's opioid crisis? Claire Bolderson visits Ohio, where companies struggle to recruit and workers to get jobs.
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Podcasts
January 10, 2018

Treating Opioid Addiction

In 2016, more than 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in the United States. That was an increase of more than 20 percent from the previous year, and the 2017 numbers are likely to be worse. At every level of government, policymakers and public health officials are looking for solutions to this problem. And while there’s no silver bullet, we do know at least one proven strategy for reducing overdose deaths: treatment that includes medications. In this episode, we look at the barriers to helping more people get effective treatment for opioid addiction.
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Podcasts
November 13, 2017

The controversial way doctors fight pain without opioids

On this episode of The Impact, we’re looking at a possible future for pain treatment. It’s an idea known as “pain acceptance,” and in the wake of the opioid epidemic, it is gaining traction among American doctors.
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