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Updated PNS Daily Newscast - September, 22 2017 


The news we're following on today's rundown: Facebook turns over Russia-linked ads to Congress; how Senate Republicans’ new health-care bill could hurt the fight against the opioid epidemic; and Texas food banks prepare to serve the long-term needs of Harvey victims.

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

PORTLAND, Ore. -- As the opioid crisis continues to haunt the country, communities are looking for ways to fight back. Opioid use causes about 91 ...Read More
NEW YORK - Drug policy should be based on facts, not fear. That's one of the messages scientists, academics and their allies will be taking to the ...Read More
INDIANAPOLIS -- Young people in trouble with the law in Indiana have benefited from an updated approach to juvenile justice. It's the 25th ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio's opioid epidemic has not let up, with reports of drug overdose deaths making daily headlines. Poison control centers ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. -- New England is in the grips of an opioid drug epidemic, and a medical examiner who's been on the job for two decades says it's hard ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio has still not escaped the clutches of the opioid epidemic and some groups say its youngest victims often are forgotten ...Read More
NEW YORK - As 2016 draws to a close, one organization has issued a set of New Year's resolutions calling on mothers everywhere to preserve advances ...Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – For the more than 400,000 Kentuckians covered by Medicaid expansion, treatment services for substance abuse have increased ...Read More
MINNEAPOLIS – New grant money is being used by a dozen organizations in Minnesota to help pregnant and parenting women face and conquer their su ...Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An effort is under way in Illinois to create a data bank of so-called "superutilizers" - individuals with mental illnesses and/ ...Read More
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