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November 6, 2019

Appalachian Ohio's High Hepatitis C Rates Blamed On Opioid Epidemic

A new study blames the opioid epidemic for high rates of Hepatitis C in Ohio’s Appalachia region. Ohio University researchers led a team of health professionals to examine the spread of the disease.
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February 12, 2019

'Church Of Safe Injection' Offers Needles, Naloxone To Prevent Opioid Overdoses

On a bitter cold afternoon in front of the central bus stop in Bangor, Maine, about a half-dozen people recently surrounded a folding table covered with handmade signs offering free clean syringes, coffee and naloxone, the drug also known as Narcan that can reverse an opioid overdose. They're with a group called the Church of Safe Injection that is handing out clean drug-using supplies in cities around the U.S.
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