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Reflections On A Physician As Secretary Of HHS
Reflections On A Physician As Secretary Of HHS

In a WTOP-FM interview, Former HHS Secretary and physician Louis Sullivan discusses his recent Health Affairs Blog, A Physician Secretary Of HHS And The Reach Of Hippocrates.

Tags: WTOP, Physicians, Health and Human Services, Louis W. Sullivan, Tom Price

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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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