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Veterans Find Solace In Rural Ohio—Until They Need Health Care
Nov 10, 2017 - Details why some veterans prefer to live in rural areas, especially those who are struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder. Also discusses the challenges faced by veterans who have long distances to travel in order to access healthcare.
Source: WOSU Public Media
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Fentanyl Involved in over Half of Opioid Overdose Deaths in 10 States
Oct 27, 2017 - According to new data published in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Early Release, over half of the people who died of opioid overdoses during the second half of 2016 in 10 states tested positive for fentanyl. Researchers examined opioid overdose deaths from July 1 to December 31 in Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Last Updated: 11/15/2017