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Dr. Angela Gatzke-Plamann is the only full-time physician in Necedah, Wis., and the only physician in Juneau County, Wis., who has the required training to prescribe the addiction medicine buprenorphine. Coburn Dukehart/Wisconsin Watch for NPR hide caption

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In Rural Areas Without Pain Or Addiction Specialists, Family Doctors Fill In The Gaps

In rural America, chronic pain and opioid addiction are common, but treatment is often harder to come by. In the village of Necedah, Wis., population 916, one doctor is changing that.

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Dr. Angela Gatzke-Plamann is the only full-time physician in Necedah, Wis., and the only physician in Juneau County, Wis., who has the required training to prescribe the addiction medicine buprenorphine. Coburn Dukehart/Wisconsin Watch for NPR hide caption

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In Rural Areas Without Pain Or Addiction Specialists, Family Doctors Fill In The Gaps

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Seattle Shelter Focuses On Native Peoples Experiencing Homelessness

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