Hospitals

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September 30, 2019

Waiver gives Ohio more options in treating opioid addiction

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The federal government is allowing Ohio more flexibility in what services it can provide to Medicaid patients addicted to opioids.
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March 6, 2019

Another Side Effect of the Opioid Crisis: Heart Infections

New research uncovers more damage wrought by the opioid epidemic: Cases of a dangerous heart infection linked to injection drug use have spiked in recent years at an Ohio medical center.
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March 7, 2018

New clinic aims to help drug-addicted mothers and their babies

It's an unfortunate reality hitting central Ohio. Mother's across the area dealing with the pull of addiction, thousands of new born’s feeling the effects. Now a new one of a kind clinic here in Columbus aims to help those mothers and their children and hopefully save lives.
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February 25, 2019

Fewer hospital programs address opioid abuse, Ohio University study finds

The damage done to America's health by the opioid epidemic is well-recognized and enormous, with drug overdose death rates helping to drive down U.S. life expectancy in recent years. Yet as the problem has worsened, American hospitals collectively have seen a loss of programs dealing with substance abuse.
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