Amputees Organize

by Paul Bass | Feb 6, 2018 2:24 pm

Paul Bass PhotoBrenda Novak and Herb Kolodny were lucky: They got insurance coverage for their new limbs. Now they’re working on ensuring that other people who lose arms and legs have the same opportunity to restart their lives in full rather than be confined to wheelchairs.

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Opioid Myths Busted

by Paul Bass | Jan 26, 2018 2:30 pm | Comments (7)

Paul Bass PhotoShut down detox centers. Get people bed rest. And methadone.

Those might not sound like the most popular ideas for dealing with the growing opioid crisis.

Two experts who have studied the crisis in depth, as part of seeking solutions, argue that those ideas will work better than what society is doing now.

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