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Opioid Withdrawal, Going At It Alone
Opioid Withdrawal, Going At It Alone

In a WTOP-FM interview, January Narrative Matters author Travis Rieder describes his struggle to wean himself off prescription opioids after a motorcycle accident, with no support from his physicians.

Tags: WTOP, Drugs, Travis N. Rieder, Opioid

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In Opioid Withdrawal, With No Help In Sight
In Opioid Withdrawal, With No Help In Sight

A patient receives prescription opioids after an accident--and no support from his physicians as he weans himself off.

Tags: Physicians, Ethical Issues, Travis N. Rieder, Opioid

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The Fine Line Between Doctoring And Dealing
The Fine Line Between Doctoring And Dealing

To treat a patient with addiction, a physician must overcome feelings of frustration and betrayal.

Tags: Physicians, Primary Care, Mental Health Care, Pooja Lagisetty, Substance Abuse

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The Emerging Field Of Dental Therapy
The Emerging Field Of Dental Therapy

In a WTOP-FM interview December author Jane Koppelman explains how dental therapists help many Americans find access to cost-efficient oral health care.

Tags: WTOP, Access To Care, Cost Of Health Care, Jane Koppelman

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Oral Health
Oral Health

Briefing: December 07, 2016

Tags: Oral Health Care, Cost Of Health Care, Medicare, Alan Weil, Medicaid, Richard Manski, Elizabeth Mertz, Marko Vujicic, Chad D. Meyerhoefer, Susan O. Griffin, Amber Willink, Brandy Lipton, Jaffer A. Shariff, Natalia I. Chalmers, Margaret Langelier, Jane Koppelman, James Crall, Joan O'Connell

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