Epidemic

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April 16, 2022

CHSP’s Division of Physical Therapy hosting health-focused seminars April 21 and 22

Ohio University’s Division of Physical Therapy, part of the College of Health Sciences and Professions, will be hosting Amee L. Seitz, PT, PhD, DPT, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, on April 21 and 22.
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April 13, 2022

Drug overdose deaths in the US tick up again to another record high, according to CDC data

(CNN)The unprecedented rise in drug overdose deaths in the United States continues, reaching another record high, according to new provisional data published Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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April 7, 2022

Project Dawn

Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) is a network of opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution programs (OENDP) coordinated by the Ohio Department of Health.
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March 16, 2022

VOICES: Opioid crisis has made Ohio a border state

In 2020, as a candidate for reelection to the State Senate, I spent a considerable amount of time walking door to door in my Cuyahoga County district.
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December 17, 2021

Families close to opioid epidemic get Christmas gifts from Ohio nonprofit

The opioid epidemic claims the lives of thousands of Ohioans every year with many leaving families and children behind.
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October 17, 2021

Ohio health leaders meet to discuss pandemic's role in rising overdose deaths

State health leaders are sounding the alarm when it comes to opioid overdoses - calling it the 'Epidemic within the Pandemic'.
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February 26, 2021

State of the Opioid Crisis: Hamilton County sees drop in overdose deaths during pandemic

Hamilton County, once an epicenter of the nationwide opioid epidemic, is likely to end up with a drop in overdose deaths in 2020, a year that saw record-high death tolls from overdoses across the nation during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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December 1, 2020

Ohio residents dying younger than they did 10 years ago, report says; two Cuyahoga County areas have a 37-year difference

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The average Ohio resident is dying younger than a decade ago, likely due to factors such as the opioid epidemic, a suicide crisis, poverty and access to health care, according to a new report.
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