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Should Hospitals Be Punished For Post-Surgical Patients' Opioid Addiction?

Many surgeons prescribe strong pain medicine without knowing how much their patients actually need. A group of doctors says hospitals should be accountable for patients' long-term opioid use.

Family Finances On $100,000 A Year

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Southern Skies The End Of The Ocean
a Dividing Line

Unforgettable: The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert's Renegade Life by Emily Kaiser Thelin, a biography of famed chef and cookbook author Paula Wolfert, includes some of Wolfert's famously detailed recipes. Courtesy of Grand Central Life & Style hide caption

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New Biography Features Recipes Of Famed Chef And Cookbook Author Paula Wolfert

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Ecotone Goddamn Electric Bill

Gregory Reed tours a former school now becoming a lab for energy research in Pittsburgh. Reed says he's focusing on how microgrids can provide reliable, resilient and locally produced energy. Daniella Cheslow/NPR hide caption

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Pittsburgh's Microgrids Technology Could Lead The Way For Green Energy

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Roygbiv Boards of Canada
At a Glance Message to Bears

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Montana Monument May Expand Under Trump Administration

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My Dear Corduroi
Into The Sea Port Blue
Washington's Artillery March Medley 1st Michigan Colonial Fife and Drum Corps
Drums and Horns Party Together David G. Steele

After two weeks of recovery from an addiction to opioids prescribed by her surgeon, Katie Herzog takes a walk with her dog, Pippen. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Should Hospitals Be Punished For Post-Surgical Patients' Opioid Addiction?

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The latest homeless count showed a 64 percent increase in the number of 18- to 24-year-olds on the streets over last year. Authorities are better at counting them but the problem is also getting worse. Anna Scott/KCRW hide caption

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'Nowhere To Sleep': Los Angeles Sees Increase In Young Homeless

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See Tycho

Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker performs at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival on Oct. 6, 2017 in San Francisco. Scott Dudelson/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Thief's 'Shark Smile' Is A Rocking Road Song Ending In Tragedy

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