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Pitt Study Finds That Primary Care Is Key to Prevent Drug-Related Complications and Deaths

Volodymyr Hryshchenko

Primary care clinics often do not provide addiction medical care – even though the number of fatal drug overdoses is on the rise. But WESA’s Sarah Boden reports on a new study that finds a more holistic approach would save lives.

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(Original air-date: 4/21/23)

Sarah Boden covers health, science and technology for 90.5 WESA. Before coming to Pittsburgh in November 2017, she was a reporter for Iowa Public Radio where she covered a range of issues, including the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.