Monthly Archives: October 2017

America’s 8-Step Program for Opioid Addiction

CreditAnthony Russo (original article) Opioid addiction has developed such a powerful grip on Americans that some scientists have blamed it for lowering our life expectancy. Drug overdoses, nearly two-thirds of them from prescription opioids, heroin and synthetic opioids, killed some 64,000 Americans last … Continue reading

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Hospitals in the ER: Resuscitating NY’s public health system

A costly system (BAONA/GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO)  (original article) Sunday, October 1, 2017, 4:10 AM A new physician will shortly be attending at the city’s financially hemorrhaging public hospital system, and not a moment too soon. Dr. Mitch Katz, late of Los … Continue reading

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