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Report: Illinois rural health challenges include doctor shortages, opioid overdoses

SPRINGFIELD — Chronic shortages of primary-care doctors and psychiatrists in rural parts of Illinois, some of the state's highest opioid overdose death rates, and life-altering economic challenges fac... read more

Report cites health challenges in rural Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND)- A new report outlines challenges to health in rural Illinois communities, including a shortage of doctors and opioid overdose deaths. The State of Rural Health in Illinois wa... read more

Behavioral health workforce faces critical challenges in meeting population needs

Mental health and disability are well-established drivers of substance use, and drug overdose deaths fueled by opioid misuse ... summarizes the supply challenges of the behavioral health workforce, in... read more

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Illinois House 43rd District Democratic nominee: Anna Moeller

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In the early evening before the clubs get busy, he talks with dancers, bouncers and anyone else passing by about preventing drug overdoses ... and staff to report doctors suspected of misconduct. (Sew... read more

Latest Opioid Fight: As Fentanyl Spreads, States Step Up Responses

A billboard on a main highway tallies the number of residents in this mostly rural county who ... the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has recommended that states take three major steps to ... read more

DEA chemists work to detect new, deadlier varieties of opioids

DEA Supervisory Chemist Jill Head offers a look inside the DEA lab and discusses the dangers and challenges associated with working closely with such deadly substances in a recent STAT video report pr... read more

Sen. Cantwell: New opioid law a start, but there's a lot more to do

He said, for example, a patient with substance abuse could be prescribed opioid pills post-surgery because a new doctor may not know the patient’s history. Another challenge Cowlitz behavioral health ... read more

Decatur teachers go back to school for district-wide training day

Report: Illinois rural health challenges include doctor shortages, opioid overdoses Decatur teachers have a new 4-year contract. Here's what's in it. read more

Prince had been under a Minnesota doctor's care weeks before his death

The physician, who is the doctor for Prince’s longtime friend Kirk Johnson, had been working with the megastar before the April 15 opioid overdose that took place ... one of the sources told the Star ... read more

KHN Morning Briefing

(Aliferis, 5/2) Kaiser Health News ... overdoses of heroin or OxyContin could become more readily available in North Carolina. State health officials want a statewide standing order for physicians to ... read more



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