An Epidemic in Appalachia

As Opioid Crisis Affects A New Generation, Experts Study Long-Term Effects Of Prenatal Exposure

Sue Meeks has worked with children for years as a registered nurse. Meeks manages the family navigator program at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. Several years ago, she started noticing three and four-year-olds coming into the program with certain distinctive behaviors. “Children that appear to […]

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White House Takes on Opioids on Its Own Turf – the Mass Media

On Thursday, the White House unveiled the first act in its effort to fight the opioid epidemic by harnessing the power of digital media and cable TV.   A partnership between the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Truth Initiative, a nonprofit previously focused almost exclusively on […]

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