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Health & Veritas: Grappling with the Opioid Epidemic (Ep. 32)

On the Health & Veritas podcast, Yale physician-professors Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz talk about the latest news and ideas in healthcare and seek out the truth amid the noise. In the latest episode, they’re joined by Dr. Gail D’Onofrio, Yale’s Albert E. Kent Professor of Emergency Medicine. They discuss the medications available for opioid addiction and the policy changes needed to allow those treatments to save more lives.

A public dispenser of the overdose treatment Naloxone in Philadelphia.

A public dispenser of the overdose treatment Naloxone in Philadelphia.

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  • Gail D’Onofrio
    Albert E. Kent Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine
  • Howard P. Forman
    Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Economics, Public Health, and Management; Co-founder, Pozen-Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Health Equity Leadership, MD/MBA Program, and MBA for Executives Program
  • Harlan M. Krumholz
    Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Listen now:

Links

“Sex-Specific Risk Factors Associated With First Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Adults”

“Medication for Opioid Use Disorder After Nonfatal Opioid Overdose and Association With Mortality: A Cohort Study”

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