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Healthwatch With Dr. Leana Wen: Opioid Drug Abuse Epidemic

Baltimore City Health Department

We begin this morning with Dr. Leana Wen. She is Baltimore’s Health Commissioner, and a regular guest on our program for a series we call Healthwatch. Dr. Wen joins us here in the studio once a month to talk about issues affecting the health and well-being of Charm City residents…and she’s just back from the National Prescription Drug Abuse & Heroin Summitin Atlanta, where on Tuesday she joined President Obama and a panel of experts for a discussion of the nation’s, and Baltimore’s, epidemic of opioid drug abuse.

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Rob is a contributing producer for Midday.